Significant increased time spent in open arm was taken as an index of anxiolytic
effect of treatment.
In this study, elevated plus maze test and light and dark exploration test were used to evaluate the anxiolytic
activity of ethanolic extract of OS leaves in albino mice.
Group-2: Anti-epileptic, antipsychotic, amphet-amine, anti-Parkinsonian, opioid analgesic, psychoactive, and anxiolytic
gov/pubmed/22894890) study in the journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine found chamomile oil could provide meaningful antidepressant activity in addition to its observed anxiolytic
This limits the ability to ascertain the true anxiolytic
effect of the chamomile intervention over and above a placebo effect.
The increases in ambulation and rearing in the open field test in the NPY group and the time spent on and number of entries into the open arms in the elevated plus maze test demonstrated that NPY has anxiolytic
properties, which is consistent with previous studies (38,39,40).
Benzodiazepines are anxiolytic
drugs and may be used as hypnotic for short periods as long term use may cause dependence and increase tolerance.
These investigators have also reported that colchicine induced anxiolytic
behavior was due to cyclooxygenase (cox) induced neuroinflammation mediated neurodegeneration [4, 5, 7].
Indeed, animals treated with EEYP showed a similar behavior as those treated with the standard anxiolytic
drug diazepam, showing the effectiveness and potential of yellow propolis in anxiolytic
Many medications used in dogs are referred to as "anti-depressants" because in humans they are primarily used for their anti-depressive action, but their primary use in dogs is for their anxiolytic
We also found that optogenetic stimulation of the IL-PFC produced rapid and long-lasting antidepressant and anxiolytic
effects," said Dr.
Authors concluded that B-GOS might have an anxiolytic
effect and reduce stress reactivity in healthy subjects.
Conclusion: OEP exerted stimulant, anxiolytic
and antidepressant effects on the Central Nervous System and antioxidant activity in rats, highlighting propolis as a potential therapeutic compound for behavior impairment of anxiety and depression.
A low-dose anxiolytic
might benefit patients with preprandial anxiety.
The study from the University of Warwick shows that several anxiolytic
(anti-anxiety) drugs or hypnotic drugs (sleeping pills) are associated with a doubling in the risk of mortality.