International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine and Dentistry | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


The Use of an Anxiolytic Medication (Placida Tablet) as an Outpatient Oral Premedication to Supplement Anxiety Relief in an Anxious Patient before Orthodontic Treatment - A Primer on Anxiolysis for Orthodontic Patients

Jawale Bhushan [3] | Rodrigues Lishoy [5] | Dr. Jitendra Nehete [2] | RK Suryavanshi | Kazi Mukit


Abstract: To compare the effects of a single session of acute administration of placida ( an anxiolytic containing flupenthixol and melitracen) 300 orthodontic treatment phobic patients were allocated by simple random sampling from the opd at smile and shine orthodontic care, pune. the drug was administered to them with an informed consent as an anxiety precaution tablet before the commencement of orthodontic treatment on the 1st appointment date. after completion of the procedure, patients were given an anxiety analogue scale questionnaire and the study was analysed based on the questionnaire as follows: 1.70 % patients experienced no anxiety, fear or apprehension throughout the procedure and the placeda tablet successfully promoted anxiolysis.2.20 % patients experienced anxiety relief, but were still a little apprehensive and anxious during the treatment. placeda promoted only partly relief.3.10 % patients participants felt as anxious, nervous and apprehensive as they were before taking the placeda tablet.


Keywords: Placida, Anxiolysis, Anxiety relief


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,


Pages: 336 - 339


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