These include the benzodiazepines, such as estazolam, flurazepam
, quazepam, temazepam, and triazolam; and the non-benzodiazepines (also known as selective benzodiazepine receptor agonists) such as zaleplon, zolpidem and its various preparations (oral, sublingual, and oral spray); and eszopiclone.
The top types of medicinal drugs and "designer highs" seized last year by gardai and Customs were hallucinatory drugs similar to ecstasy, horse tranquilliser ketamine, diazepam, sleeping tablets flurazepam
and zopiclone and body building steroid methadienone.
The medications mentioned prominently in 1976 included among others, Flurazepam
, triazolam, chloral hydrate, amylobarbitone, methaqualone, glutethimide, pentobarbital, methyprylone, secobarbital, tryptophan, meprobamate, and the old standby, diphenhydrarnine.
The label change affects drugs including Zolpidem, marketed as Ambien/Ambien CR by Sanofi-Aventis; butabarbital, marketed as Butisol Sodium by Medpointe Pharmaceuticals HLC; flurazepam
, marketed as Dalmane by Valeant Pharmaceuticals; quazepam, marketed as Doral by Questcor Pharmaceuticals; triazolam, marketed as Halcion by Pharmacia & Upjohn Inc.
Generic Trade Name Daily Dose Flurazepam
Dalmane 15 mg Chlordiazepoxide Librium 20 mg Chlorazepate Tranxene 15 mg Prazepam Centrax 15 mg Diazepam Valium 5 mg Clonazepam Konopin 1.
These includes drugs such as diazepam (Valium) and flurazepam
exemplifies long-acting benzodiazepines and has a duration of several days.
or diazepam) further suggests more appropriate prescribing patterns in TNHs, because the shorter acting medications are considered preferable for use in the elderly.
Among the drugs described as "dangerous or inappropriate" in the study were the tranquilizers and sleeping aids Diazepam (Valium); Chlordiazepoxide (Librium, Librax); Flurazepam
(Dalmane); Meprobamate (Miltown, Deprol, Equagesic, Equanil); Pentobarbitol (Nembutal); Secobarbitol (Seconal); and the arthritis drug Indomethacin (Indocin).
She presented a study in which eplivanserin 's effects upon cognitive and psychomotor performance were compared to those of flurazepam
and placebo in 24 healthy subjects.
THESE include nitrazepam (sometimes known as Mogadon, Remnos or Somnite), flurazepam
(also Dalmane), loprazolam, lormetazepam and temazepam.
The calibrators used were 1-hydroxymidazolam, 4-hydroxymidazolam, midazolam, 7-aminoclonazepam, desmethylflunitrazepam, flunitrazepam, and 7-aminoflunitrazepam (all from Lipomed); alprazolam, bromazepam, clonazepam, triazolam, lorazepam, 3-hydroxyflunitrazepam, zolpidem, and zopiclone (all from Sigma); flurazepam
, desalkylflurazepam, [alpha]-hydroxyalprazolam, [alpha]-hydroxytriazolam, and the deuterated internal standards (IS) 7-aminoflunitrazepam-[d.