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flurazepam

 [floor-az´ĕ-pam]
a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic for treatment of insomnia; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

flurazepam

/flu·raz·e·pam/ (fldbobr-raz´ĕ-pam) a benzodiazepine used as the hydrochloride salt as a sedative and hypnotic in the treatment of insomnia.

flurazepam

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

flurazepam

Dalmane Pharmacology A benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic; it is rapidly metabolized to desalkylflurazepam

flurazepam

A long-acting BENZODIAZEPINE drug. A brand name is Dalmane.

flurazepam

a benzodiazepine hypnotic and sedative, usually used as the hydrochloride salt.
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The following compounds were identified (with the corresponding number of samples in parentheses): alprazolam (n = 24), bromazepam (n = 48), diazepam (n = 24), flunitrazepam (n = 2), flurazepam (n = 8), lormetazepam (n = 44), oxazepam (n = 74), prazepam (n = 2), and temazepam (n = 34).
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Flurazepam and the sleep of hernior rhaphy patients.
Repeated dose effects of lormetazepam and flurazepam upon driving performance.
Effect of flurazepam on sleep-disordered breathing and nocturnal oxygen desaturation in asymptomatic subjects.
Dublin City Coroner's Court heard a third party introduced strychnine into the dalmane - flurazepam - capsules with the intention of harming or injuring an inmate of St Patrick's or to destroy his credibility as the main distributor of drugs.
Previously popular benzodiazepine drugs used for sleep induction included diazepam and flurazepam, both of which may not be a therapeutic match for the herb Valerian (a natural benzodiazepine agonist).
Does flurazepam ingestion affect breathing and oxygenation during sleep in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease?
Among the more notable drugs in this class are diazepam (Vaium), nitrazepam (Mogadon), temazepam (Restoril), and flurazepam (Dalmane), all of which were introduced between 1963 and 1973.
Garda Seizures Of Main Drugs 2006 Type of drug Quantity Cases Cannabis 289,292 grams 511 Cannabis Resin 6,951,803 grams 3,300 Cannabis Plants 606 plants 42 Heroin (Diamorphine) 128,097 grams 1,115 Ecstasy MDMA 146,013 tablets, 106 grams, 1,500 milliliters 769 Ecstasy MDEA 9 tablets 2 Ketamine 21 grams 5 Amphetamines 37,922 grams 6,399 tablets 236 Cocaine 190,193 grams 1,324 Diazepam 35,500 tablets, 4 grams 129 Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) 197 tablets 8 Flurazepam 417 capsules 22 Temazepam 9 tablets 6 Alprazolam 91 tablets 10 Methadone 2,336 milliliters 23 Dihydrocodeine 339 tablets 8 Ephedrine 106 tablets, 6 capsules, 1375 milliliters 4 Methylamphetamine 136 grams 20 Dimethyltryptamine 2,000 milliliters, 37 grams 4 LSD 1,528 units 1 Source: Garda Annual Report 2006
Medications in this group include: flurazepam (Dalmane), estazolam (ProSom), and temazepam (Restoril).
Estazolam (ProSom), flurazepam (Dalmane), quazepam (Doral), and temazepam (Restoril) are in this category Data on using these agents in pregnancy are limited.