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estazolam

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

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

ProSom® Pharmacology A benzodiazepine used to manage insomnia
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Estazolam, midazolam and nitrazepam were less prescribed and had no indication for use.
This experiment, performed on Kunming mice (n = 12/group), aimed to study the in vivo sedative effect of CXVO and estazolam was used as the reference drug.
Even with this stringent standard for inclusion, the lower bound failure rates ranged from 8.1 percent (the concurrent use of an H2RA with misoprostol, omeprazole, or sucralfate) to 53.4 percent (excessive duration of therapy for estazolam, flurazepam, temazepam, or triazolam).(6) At the upper bound, failure rates approached 70 percent (excessive duration of therapy with mefenamic acid or phenylbutazone).
Sleeping Buddha contained an unlabeled, prescription-strength drug ingredient estazolam, a derivative of the benzodiazepine family known to have serious side effects.
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45) Ergotarnine (various) Cold and allergy antihistamines: astemizole (Hismanal), loratadine (Claritin) terfenadine (Seldane) Gastrointestinal: cisapride (Propulsid) very limited clinical experience Psychotropic (antidepressant): fluoxetine (Prozac) bupropion (Wellbutrin) desipramine (Norpramin) Psychotropic (neuroleptic): clozapine (Clozaril) very limited clinical experience pimozide (Orap) Sedative/hypnotic: alprazolam (Xanax) clorazepate (Tranxene) diazepam (Valium) Temazepam (Restoril) estazolam (ProSom) Lorazepam (Ativan) flurazeparn (Dalmane) midazolam (Versed) triazolam (Halcion) zolpidem (Ambien) * Please note that alternatives may not be therapeutically equivalent
only fluazepam, estazolam, temazepam, triazolam and quazepam are so-approved), the patient will usually experience normal sleep for several evenings, then after days to weeks start experiencing daytime carryover sedation and increased confusion.
Benzodiazepines included alprazolam, clonazepam, clorazepate, diazepam, estazolam, flurazepam, lorazepam, oxazepam, quazepam, temazepam, and triazolam.
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).
[16] If children or adolescents being treated for depression have severe anxiety or sleep problems during the first two weeks of antidepressant therapy, antianxiety agents such as lorazepam, alprazolam, and estazolam may be administered to control these symptoms for a maximum of two weeks.
This study aims to investigate whether tolterodine combined with estazolam is more effective than tolterodine alone in the treatment of women with overactive bladder (OAB) and nocturia, advancing the management of OAB via a prospective review of 407 female cases with OAB symptoms.