Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hypnotic agent of the benzodiazepine class prescribed in the short-term treatment of insomnia.

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  • n. A thienodiazepine drug with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant and sedative properties.

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  • n. a form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep

Etymologies

tri- + azol(e) + (diazep)am.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The most common drugs prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia are benzodiazepines such as temazepam (sold under the brand name Restoril), flurazepam (Dalmane), and triazolam (Halcion).

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  • Thus, if used as a bedtime hypnotic, triazolam should be given in the lowest possible doses; the above state likely is dose related, rather than a specific pharmacologic response to triazolam.

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  • The drugs of choice are triazolam in the short-acting subgroup; lorazepam in the intermediate-acting subgroup; and in the long-acting subgroup, chlordiazepoxide or diazepam for withdrawal states and diazepam for everything else.

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  • People should not take the following medicines with Norvir because they can cause serious or life-threatening problems such as irregular heartbeat, breathing difficulties or excessive sleepiness: Cordarone® (amiodarone); ergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine, and dihydroergotamine such as Cafergot®, Migranal®, D.H.E. 45® and others; Halcion® (triazolam);

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  • Atripla should not be taken with bepridil, cisapride, midazolam, pimozide, triazolam, or ergot derivatives due to a contraindication with efavirenz.

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  • Since pointes suggest the generic sporanox online of dosing potential triazolam sugar (glucose) criteria during pregnancy, your use may provide treated bowel during your pregnancy.

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  • Never take these drugs with Sporanox, and avoid triazolam, quinidine, midazolam, and dofetilide as well.

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  • It may appropriately appear less old if you pt and family teaching about isoniazid alcohol or understand generalized acetylators that may improvement drowsiness while you retention triazolam.

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  • Along with triazolam, clonazepam has the highest incidence of side effects / adverse reactions of the benzodiazepines.

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