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Titrating Oral Sedatives Difficult but Not Impossible

In dentistry, several methods are available that can be used to titrate oral sedatives. The difficulty that we have is determining whether we have seen the drug's peak clinical effect. We may know that the peak effect should occur at perhaps 1 to 2 hours, but how do we know that we have seen it? The answer is that we really do not know. Therefore, it is essentially impossible to effectively titrate with oral agents. Safe Approach: To be safe, I like to recommend that we pick an ini more...
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