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A benzodiazepine drug, C16H13ClN2O2, used for short-term treatment of insomnia.

[Perhaps inversion of met(hyl) + (ox)azepam.]


(Pharmacology) a benzodiazepine sedative; the gel-like capsule formulation is properly taken orally but has also been melted and injected by drug users
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Noun1.temazepam - a frequently prescribed benzodiazepine (trade name Restoril); takes effect slowly and lasts long enough to help those people who wake up frequently during the night
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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The SCFPwD is a camouflage face paint in a hardened, tube-shaped form, comprised of the following ingredients: Puresyn ME300, Puresyn 1000 (Polydecene), 7V,7V-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide, Multiwax W835 (microcrystalline wax), white beeswax, light candelilla wax, propylparaben, Cab-O-Sil M5 (silica), Thixcin R (trihydroxystearin), Tenox 6 (Zea mays (corn) oil, glyceryl oleate, propylene glycol, BHA, BHT, propyl gallate, citric acid), titanium dioxide, black iron oxides, red iron oxides, yellow iron oxides, chromium oxide greens, ultramarines, and zinc oxide.
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