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Efficacy of two minor tranquilizers in relieveing symptoms of functional gastrointestinal distress

Efficacy of two minor tranquilizers in relieveing symptoms of functional gastrointestinal distress

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine 5(6): 503-506

Two minor tranquilizers, diazepam and lorazepam were significantly better than a placebo preparation in relieving symptoms of functional gastrointestinal distress in 28 patients who took part in a double-blind cross-over trial. The beneficial therapeutic effect may be group- rather than preparation-specific. Both agents were also of significant benefit to the sub-group of patients with aerophagy as a major symptom.

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