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temazepam

 [tĕ-maz´ĕ-pam]
a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic in treatment of insomnia; administered orally.

temazepam

/te·maz·e·pam/ (tĕ-maz´ĕ-pam) a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic in the treatment of insomnia.

temazepam

(tə-măz′ə-păm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C16H13ClN2O2, used for short-term treatment of insomnia.

temazepam

[temaz′əpam]
a benzodiazepine hypnotic agent.
indications It is prescribed for the relief of transient and intermittent insomnia.
contraindications Pregnancy or lactation prohibits its use. It is not recommended for patients under 18 years of age. Patients should avoid use of alcohol while also using temazepam.
adverse effects The most serious adverse effects are confusion, euphoria, anorexia, ataxia, palpitations, hallucinations, horizontal nystagmus, and paradoxic reactions.

temazepam

Temaze Pharmacology A benzodiazepine used for insomnia. See Benzodiazepine.

temazepam

A benzodiazepine drug used to treat insomnia. A brand name is Normison.

temazepam, (təmaz´əpam´),

n brand name: Restoril;
drug class: benzodiazepine, sedative-hypnotic (Controlled Substance Schedule IV);
action: produces central nervous system (CNS) depression at limbic, thalamic, hypothalamic levels of the CNS;
uses: sedative and hypnotic for insomnia.

temazepam

a benzodiazepine tranquilizer.