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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

flumazenil

A drug that opposes the action of BENZODIAZEPINE drugs and can be used to reverse their sedating effect. A brand name is Anexate.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012