Alpha-Adrenergics, Beta-Blockers, Benzodiazepines, Buspirone,
and Desmopressin: Introduction | Alpha-Adrenergic Agonists | Beta-Blockers | Benzodiazepines | Buspirone | Desmopressin | Summary Points | References
With the exception of desmopressin, the medications reviewed
in this chapter were developed and tested in adults and later adapted
for use in pediatrics. They are a heterogeneous collection of drugs
with specialized indications for children and adolescents. The evidence supporting
the use of these drugs varies widely.