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flurazepam

 [floor-az´ĕ-pam]
a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic for treatment of insomnia; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt.

flurazepam

/flu·raz·e·pam/ (fldbobr-raz´ĕ-pam) a benzodiazepine used as the hydrochloride salt as a sedative and hypnotic in the treatment of insomnia.

flurazepam

(flo͝o-răz′ə-păm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C21H23ClFN3O, used especially in its hydrochloride form to treat insomnia.

flurazepam

Dalmane Pharmacology A benzodiazepine sedative and hypnotic; it is rapidly metabolized to desalkylflurazepam

flurazepam

A long-acting BENZODIAZEPINE drug. A brand name is Dalmane.

flurazepam

a benzodiazepine hypnotic and sedative, usually used as the hydrochloride salt.
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Five benzodiazepines--estazolam, flurazepam, quazepam, temazepam, and triazolam--also are approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat insomnia, but adverse events including dependence, daytime sleepiness, and lack of motor coordination are more likely with these drugs than with the new receptor agonists.
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