Pharmacology – MCQ 73 – Benzodiazepines of choice in elderly

The following are the benzodiazepines of choice in elderly and those with liver disease, except:
A. Lorazepam
B. Oxazepam
C. Temazepam
D. Diazepam

Correct answer : D. Diazepam

Diazepam has slow elimination from the body, produces active metabolites and tends to accumilate in the body with prolonged use.

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