from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A benzodiazepine drug with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative, hypnotic and skeletal muscle relaxant properties.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Impaired desmethyldiazepam from clorazepate by magnesium aluminum hydroxide.
Chlordiazepoxide has only anxiolytic properties; clonazepam is used primarily as an anticonvulsant; clorazepate has some anxiolytic properties but little hypnotic or anticonvulsant properties; diazepam has significant anxiolytic and hypnotic properties and some anticonvulsant properties; flurazepam is used primarily as a hypnotic.
Diazepam and clorazepate are quickly absorbed, oxazepam and prazepam are slowly absorbed, and the rest have intemediary rates of absorption.
Desmethyldiazepam - marketed as clorazepate (Tranxene) and prazepam (Centrax).
In 1998, Mylan raised the wholesale price of clorazepate, a generic tranquilizer, to $377.00 (for 500 tablets) from $11.36 in one year.