flurazepam


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flu·raz·e·pam

 (flo͝o-răz′ə-păm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C21H23ClFN3O, used especially in its hydrochloride form to treat insomnia.

[flu(o)r(o)- + (di)azepam.]
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Noun1.flurazepam - tranquilizer (trade name Dalmane) used to treat insomnia
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
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flurazepam

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Field, a University of Buckingham PhD student, denied murdering Mr Farquhar and maintained he could have died from taking his usual dose of flurazepam and drinking whisky.
used GC-MS to perform a screening of unknown compounds without an excessive sample preparation in urine samples and GC-MS/MS with the purpose of increasing the specificity using SRM transitions, identifying 54 drugs (i.e., 11-nor-9-carboxy-[[DELTA].sup.9]-tetrahydrocannabinol, cocaine, hydrocodone, and flurazepam) [57], while Emidio et al.
There are other case reports of drugs under benzodiazepine category (flurazepam) causing hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, etc.
was treated with atypical antipsychotics (risperidone), anxiolytics (chlordesmethyldiazepam), and sedative drugs aimed at sleep regulation (flurazepam).
([section]) Substances consistently reported to the surveillance system during study period: alprazolam, amphetamine, buprenorphine, cannabinoids, carisoprodol/ meprobamate, chlordiazepoxide, clonazepam, cocaine, codeine, diazepam, estazolam, ethanol, fentanyl, flunitrazepam, flurazepam, y-hydroxybutryric acid, helium, heroin, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, ketamine, lorazepam, meperidine, methadone, methamphetamine, midazolam, morphine, nitrous oxide, nordiazepam, oxazepam, oxycodone, oxymorphone, phencyclidine, temazepam, tramadol, triazolam, and zolpidem.
Benzodiazepines (alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam, flurazepam, lorazepam, oxazepam, temazepam)
Zolpidem increased the apnea index and provoked greater oxygen desaturation than flurazepam and placebo in a controlled, double–blind, cross-over study.
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, diphenhydramine.
(2) Hepatotoxicity with benzodiazepines is infrequent, with a few cases of cholestatic injury reported with diazepam, chlordiazepoxide, and flurazepam. (2)
"We wouldn't any longer say 'flurazepam is an anxiolytic.' What we'd say is 'flurazepam is one treatment for anxiety, and it works through being a positive allosteric modulator at the GABA-A receptor,'" he said.