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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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