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estazolam

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

estazolam

(ĕs-tā′zō-lăm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C16H11ClN4, used for short-term treatment of insomnia.

estazolam

ProSom® Pharmacology A benzodiazepine used to manage insomnia
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The brand names of some common benzodiazepine drugs include Ativan, Dalmane, Diastat or Valium, Doral, Halcion, Klonopin, Librium, Paxipam, ProSom, Restoril, Serax, Tranxene-SD, and Xanax.
Other examples of prescription drugs used frequently by women include sedatives such as triazolam (Halcion) and estazolam (ProSom); analgesics like meperidine (Demerol) or other types of painkillers such as oxycodone mixed with aspirin (Percodan) or guaifenesin mixed with codeine (Brontex); and stimulants such as methylphenidate (Ritalin), sibutramine (Meridia) and dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine).
Generic Trade Name Daily Dose Estazolam Prosom 1(*) Lorazepam(**) Ativan 2 Oxazepam(**) Serax 30 Alprazolam(**) Xanax 0.75 (Panic Attack: 2-6) Buspirone Buspar 30 Diphenhydramine(***) Benadryl 50 Hydroxyzine(***) Atarax/ 50 Vistaril Chloral Hydrate(***) 750 * Added by JW Cooper to correct omission in OBRA.
Medications in this group include: lorazepam (Ativan), clonazepam (Klonopin), triazolam (Halcion), flurazepam (Dalmane), estazolam (ProSom), and temazepam (Restoril).
Commonly prescribed benzodiazepine sleep-aids are: flurazepam (Dalmane), estazolam (ProSom), temazepam (Restoril) and triazolam (Halcion).