nitrazepam


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nitrazepam

A long-acting BENZODIAZEPINE hypnotic drug, widely used to promote sleep in insomnia. A brand name is Mogadon.
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The force of Gray's presentation was greatly diminished when Representative Richard Durbin, D-Illinois, informed CSE's chair that the "life-saving" drug nitrazepam is used to treat insomnia, an unpleasant though not normally fatal ailment.
Our investigators paid pounds 30 for three sample packs of downers - temazepam, nitrazepam and diazepam, also known as Valium.
Other commonly encountered drugs that were evaluated included acetaminophen, 6-acetylmorphine, acetylsalicylic acid, alprazolam, amphetamine, benzoylecgonine, caffeine, cathinone, cocaethylene, cocaine, codeine, dextromethorphan, diazepam, flunitrazepam, flurazpam, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, ibuprofen, imipramine, lorazepam, methadone, methamphetamine, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, morphine, nicotine, nitrazepam, oxazepam, pentazocine, phencyclidine, and temazepam at 1000 [micro]g/L.
The court heard there was no alcohol in either of the defendants' samples when they were tested on the Friday, but traces of nitrazepam, a hypnotic drug prescribed for insomnia which can enhance the intoxicating effects of alcohol, were found.
The development of other benzodiazepines soon followed: diazepam (Valium) in 1963; nitrazepam (Mogadon) in 1965; lorazepam (Ativan) in 1977; triazolam (Halcion) in 1982; and alprazolam (Xanax) in 1981.
Malcolm Bolam, 29, of Doncaster Crescent, Stockton, admitted possessing 3,420 Nitrazepam tablets and 2,730 Diazepam tablets with intent to supply.
Other drugs in this group include diazepam (Valium), Nitrazepam (Mogadon) and Temazepam.
The drugs stolen include fentanyl, pethidine, morphine, amphetamine, nitrazepam, lorazepam and temazepam.
The inquest heard that Mr Davies, known as Craig, had been depressed about the death of his father Brian and was taking antidepressants including nitrazepam, diazepam and temazepam.
Other widely-used tranquillisers include diazepam (Valium), nitrazepam (Mogadon), lorazepam (Ativan), chlordiazepoxide (Librium) and temazepam (Normison) and triazolam (Halcion).
Prosecutors claim he administered Nitrazepam - a drug usually used to help people with sleeping difficulties - to his intended victim while drinking at a bar in Charing Cross, Birkenhead, in February 2013.