midazolam


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mi·daz·o·lam

 (mĭ-dăz′ə-lăm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C18H13ClFN3, primarily used in its hydrochloride form as a sedative and antianxiety agent before surgery and before or during medical procedures.

[(i)midazol(e) + (diazep)am.]
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Noun1.midazolam - an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical proceduresmidazolam - an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
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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