flumazenil

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flumazenil

 [floo-ma´zĕ-nil″]
a benzodiazepine agonist that competitively binds to receptor sites in the central nervous system; used to reverse the effects of benzodiazepines after sedation, general anesthesia, or overdose.

flu·ma·ze·nil

(flū'mā-zē-nil),
A benzodiazepine with antagonist properties at the benzodiazepine recognition site of the benzodiazepine-GABA-chloride channel complex. Used as a treatment for overdose with benzodiazepine-type central nervous system depressants, or for controlled reversal of anesthesia induced by such agents.

flumazenil

/flu·ma·ze·nil/ (floo-ma´zĕ-nil″) a benzodiazepine agonist used to reverse the effects of benzodiazepines after sedation, general anesthesia, or overdose.

flu·ma·ze·nil

(flū'mā-zē'nil)
Benzodiazepine with antagonist properties at the benzodiazepine recognition site of the benzodiazepine gamma-aminobutyric acid-chloride channel complex. Used to treat overdose with benzodiazepine-type central nervous system depressants or controlled reversal of anesthesia induced by such agents.

flumazenil

A drug that opposes the action of BENZODIAZEPINE drugs and can be used to reverse their sedating effect. A brand name is Anexate.

flu·ma·ze·nil

(flū'mā-zē'nil)
Benzodiazepine with antagonist properties used to treat overdose with benzodiazepine-type central nervous system depressants, or for controlled reversal of anesthesia induced by such agents.

flumazenil

(floo´mazənil´),
n brand name: Romazicon;
drug class: benzodiazepine receptor antagonist;
action: antagonizes actions of benziodiazepines on the central nervous system;
use: reversal of sedative effects of benzodiazepines.

flumazenil

a benzodiazepine antagonist.
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It has been given approval to market its version (flumazenil) of Roche AG's Romazicon injection, a drug indicated for the reversal of the sedative effects of benzodiazepines.