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triazolam

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

triazolam

/tri·a·zo·lam/ (tri-a´zo-lam) a benzodiazepine used as a sedative and hypnotic in the treatment of insomnia.

triazolam

(trī-ā′zə-lăm)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C17H12Cl2N4, used for short-term treatment of insomnia.

triazolam

[tri·az′əlam]
a benzodiazepine hypnotic agent. This drug was withdrawn from the market in the United Kingdom; it continues to be available in the United States. Its prototype is lorazepam.
indication It is prescribed in the short-term treatment of insomnia.
contraindications Known sensitivity to this drug or to other benzodiazepines or concurrent use of drugs that block CYP3A4 (e.g., ketoconazole) prohibits its use. It is not given to pregnant women, lactating mothers, or patients younger than 18 years.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are anterograde amnesia, paradoxical reactions, tachycardia, depression, confusion or memory impairment, and visual disturbances.

triazolam

Halcion® Pharmacology A sedative-hypnotic benzodiazepine analogue. Adverse effects Drowsiness, ↓ concentration See Benzodiazepine.

triazolam (trī´az´əlam),

n brand name: Halcion;
drug class: benzodiazepine, sedative-hypnotic, controlled substance schedule IV;
action: produces central nervous system (CNS) depression by interacting with a benzodiazepine receptor to facilitate the action of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA);
use: treatment of insomnia.
Trichinella spiralis
n a round worm found in raw or undercooked pork products. The worm resides in muscle tissue and is implicated in trichinosis food poisoning. Symptoms of infection, when they occur, are similar to those of food poisoning.
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In contrast with these studies, however, Lindemann et al evaluated the effect of triazolam on the success rate of IANB in the patients with irreversible pulpitis and reported that the success rate of IANB in triazolam (a kind of benzodiazepine) group showed no statistically significant difference in comparison with the placebo group [31].
Co-administration of cisapride, dofetilide, ergot alkaloids such as dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergometrine (ergonovine), and methylergometrine (methylergonovine); felodipine, levacetylmethadol (levomethadyl), lovastatin, methadone, oral midazolam, nisoldipine, pimozide, quinidine, simvastatin, and triazolam with ONMEL[TM] is contraindicated.
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This issue has been recognised as a serious problem since the early 1990s following the high profile ban of the benzodiazepine Triazolam in 1993.
The earlier sleep medication was triazolam, sold as Halcion.
25-milligram-strength triazolam pill, better known as Halcyon and commonly used as a prescription sleeping aid.
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The following drugs have been found to interact with grapefruit juice (to be sure of your medications, ask your pharmacist): calcium channel blockers (for high blood pressure)--felodipine (Plendil), nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat), nisoldipine (Sular); immunosuppressant drugs (for organ transplants)--cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune, SangCya), tacrolimus (Prograf); drugs for anxiety, insomnia or depression--diazepam (Valium), triazolam (Halcion), zaleplon (Sonata), carbamazepine (Tegretol), clomipramine (Anafranil).