Halcion


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Hal·ci·on

(hăl′sē-ən)
A trademark for the drug triazolam.
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Noun1.Halcion - a form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep
benzodiazepine - any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency
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His developments included some of the most widely-prescribed psychiatric drugs, including Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Desyrel, Effexor, Xanax, Halcion, Seroquel, Wellbutrin, Celexa and Ascendin.
Those that remain in the system for a shorter time include Ambien, Lunesta, Halcion, and Sonata.
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Ironically, the success of Ambien may have been in part due to the alleged automatic behavior including sleep violence caused by henzodiazepines, specifically Halcion in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Benzodiazepines: Xanax, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, Restoril, Halcion.
But ever since she awoke from the conscious anesthesia brought about by the drug Halcion during her oral surgery in January of last year, she's been talking funny.
Birmingham fight fans get the chance to meet former world champion legend Roberto Duran, who operated in the halcion days of Thomas Hearns, Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard.
While Styron's depression is ultimately cured through science, his evocation of the Alto Rhapsody points to the transformative power of art, he blames the drug Halcion "for at least exaggerating to an intolerable point the suicidal thoughts that had possessed me before entering the hospital" (70; also, see Styron, "Prozac Days, Halcion Nights," The Nation 4 [Jan.
Halcion is a popular medication that helps insomniacs get a good night's sleep.
Road racing came to the fore after the war and the late fifties to nineties were the halcion days of road racing but now in a culture where roads are so dangerous and busy, where can you actually have a road race?
Andy ignored the implied invitation to ask why the man traveled so frequently, popped a Halcion, and turned on his side toward his wife, Janet, asleep on the aisle.
Add to this the benzodiazepines, "Librium, Valium, Xanax, Dalmane, Klonopin, Restoril, Halcion, and more Ativan than I care to remember or probably can remember, since the drag erodes memory.