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INTRODUCTION: Children are more restless and unfortunate because of their restricted mental capacities, absence of comprehension of health care framework and control. It turns into a significant worry for an anaesthesiologist to relieve their preoperative anxiety. Nervousness can deliver forceful responses, increased trouble, and might make the control of postoperative pain complicated .The benzodiazepine and midazolam, has transformed into the most often utilized preanesthetic drug given to children planned for a surgical procedure.
AIM: The aim of the study is to assess the preanaesthetic medication commonly prescribed in children undergoing dental treatment under general anaesthesia.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: The data for the study was collected from the Dias of Saveetha dental college and hospitals management system. A total of 19 kids treated with preanaesthetic medication were included in the study and the data analysis was performed using SPSS software
RESULTS: Taxim was found to be the most commonly prescribed preanesthetic agent in children followed by midazolam. (Figure 1) A statistically significant association was found between the age , gender and prescription of preanesthetic medication.
CONCLUSION: This study concludes that the most commonly prescribed preanaesthetic medication in children undergoing dental treatment under general anaesthesia are taxim, dexamethosone and midazolam drugs with respect to age and gender.