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chlormethiazole Clomethiazole, a sedative and anticonvulsant drug related to vitamin B1 used in the management of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome and especially DELIRIUM TREMENS, in STATUS EPILEPTICUS, in pre-eclampsia and ECLAMPSIA and to sedate patients unfit for general anaesthesia who are having essential surgery under local anaesthesia. A brand name is Heminevrin.
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