halazepam


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halazepam

 [hal-az´e-pam]

halazepam

/hal·az·e·pam/ (-az´ĕ-pam) a benzodiazepine used as an antianxiety agent.

halazepam (halaz´əpam),

n brand name: Paxipam;
drug class: benzodiazepine (Controlled Substance Schedule IV);
action: produces central nervous system depression by interaction with benzodiazepine receptor to facilitate action of inhibitory neurotransmitter g-aminobutyric acid;
use: anxiety.
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Other examples of derivatives in this class include areestazolam, halazepam, and quazepam.
5 mg Halazepam Paxipam 20-40 mg(*) Exceptions: Withdrawal program, neuromuscular syndrome (cerebral palsy or tradive dyskinesia, seizure disorders) * Moved/Added by JW Cooper to correct omission/error in OBRA.