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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 This drug was withdrawn from the market in the United Kingdom; it continues to be available in the United States.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.