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A 21-year-old male asked about a 87-year-old female:

Can diazepam, lorazepam or tamazepam got opposite effect of you are too agitated? is that true or not? thank you for your help

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Dr. John Baker
Neurology 15 years experience
?: Not sure i understand question, but all 3 usually calm down 'agitation'. They are rare to cause the opposite effect in the 'normal' brain. In the sleep deprived person or in someone with dementia, they could cause unexpected reactions.
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