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triazolam

 [tri-a´zo-lam]
a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic in treatment of insomnia; administered orally.

triazolam

/tri·a·zo·lam/ (tri-a´zo-lam) a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic in the treatment of insomnia.

triazolam

(trī-ā′zə-lăm)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C17H12Cl2N4, used for short-term treatment of insomnia.

triazolam

[tri·az′əlam]
a benzodiazepine hypnotic agent. This drug was withdrawn from the market in the United Kingdom; it continues to be available in the United States. Its prototype is lorazepam.
indication It is prescribed in the short-term treatment of insomnia.
contraindications Known sensitivity to this drug or to other benzodiazepines or concurrent use of drugs that block CYP3A4 (e.g., ketoconazole) prohibits its use. It is not given to pregnant women, lactating mothers, or patients younger than 18 years.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are anterograde amnesia, paradoxical reactions, tachycardia, depression, confusion or memory impairment, and visual disturbances.

triazolam

Halcion® Pharmacology A sedative-hypnotic benzodiazepine analogue. Adverse effects Drowsiness, ↓ concentration See Benzodiazepine.

triazolam (trī´az´əlam),

n brand name: Halcion;
drug class: benzodiazepine, sedative-hypnotic, controlled substance schedule IV;
action: produces central nervous system (CNS) depression by interacting with a benzodiazepine receptor to facilitate the action of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA);
use: treatment of insomnia.
Trichinella spiralis
n a round worm found in raw or undercooked pork products. The worm resides in muscle tissue and is implicated in trichinosis food poisoning. Symptoms of infection, when they occur, are similar to those of food poisoning.
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Comparison of sublingually and orally administered triazolam for premedication before oral surgery.
9) Triazolam has a greater effect on sleep latency.
2) Northridge dentist Steve Maron administers triazolam - a prescription sleep aid - to relax a patient before he begins working on her teeth.
0 Temazepam, Triazolam Long Half-Life Benzodiazepine 21.
Conditional relations between sample stimuli (drug stimulus effect of triazolam or placebo) and visual comparison stimuli were then trained using a matching-to-sample procedure (drug interoceptive effects corresponded to A1 and A2 sample stimuli, respectively; i.
Generic Trade Name Daily Dose Temazepam Restoril 15 Triazolam Halcion 0.
Changes in plasma cortisol and ACTH caused by diazepam, bromazepam, triazolam, and alprazolam in oral premedication.
The development of other benzodiazepines soon followed: diazepam (Valium) in 1963; nitrazepam (Mogadon) in 1965; lorazepam (Ativan) in 1977; triazolam (Halcion) in 1982; and alprazolam (Xanax) in 1981.
The applied hydrolysis, solid-phase extraction, and derivatization procedures were validated for alprazolam, [alpha]-hydroxyalprazolam, 4-hydroxyalprazolam, flunitrazepam, 7-aminoflunitrazepam, desmethylflunitrazepam, flurazepam, hydroxyethylflurazepam, N-desalkylflurazepam, ketazolam, lorazepam, lormetazepam, oxazepam, triazolam, and [alpha]-hydroxytriazolam.
Co-prescribing medications with sedative properties or concurrent use of alcohol will result in additive, synergistic effects; however, in practical clinical use, there are few other drug-to-drug interactions of significance, with the exception of aiprazolam and triazolam, which are increased in concentration by cytochrome P-450 3A 3/4 enzyme inhibitors (eg, erythromycin or ketoconazole).
Delavirdine should not be taken with the following: alprazolam (Xanax), midazolam (Versed), triazolam (Halcion), carbamazipine (Carbatrol, Tegretol, Tegretol XR), phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin), cisapride (Propulsid), cimetidine (Tagamet), famotidine (Pepcid), nizatidine (Axid), ranitidine (Zantac), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane) or rifabutin (Mycobutin).
Other research has indicated that drugs such as melatonin and the tranquilizer triazolam reduce jet lag.