diazepam


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diazepam

[dī′az·ə‚pam]
(pharmacology)
C16H13ClN2O A benzodiazepine with a melting point of 125-126°C; used as a minor tranquilizer to relieve muscle spasms, anxiety, and tension. Also known by trade name Valium.
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"He'd lost his keys, was off his head on Diazepam and committed these offences.
'What they do here is compounding and making diazepam illicitly, because from the test that has been conducted, it proved positive for Diazepam but the production, registration is not controlled.
Diazepam is mostly used to treat anxiety and muscle spasms.
The heart rate response between Clonidine and Diazepam was significant starting from pre-op to 15 minutes (p<0.001) and pre-op to 30 min, where it is significant with Clonidine showing a favourable response towards attenuation of heart rate.
At the primary endpoint, the mean change from baseline to 60 days, the diazepam combination improved from 7.5 on the visual scale to 4.7, while the placebo combination improved from 7.2 to 4.3 (P not significant between the groups).
He's terr'ifie' d of flying and diazepam alone didn't do anything for him on the flight out, so he drank alcohol as well for the return flight.
Although there are many references describing determination of benzodiazepine by electrochemical detectors, there is no paper of DPA application on diazepam determination.
Pharmaceutical company Neurelis Inc reported on Tuesday the receipt of patent allowance from the Japan Patent Office (JPO) for its NRL-1 intranasal diazepam formulation for epilepsy patients who experience acute repetitive or cluster seizures.
Swansea Crown Court heard staff recovered a packet of drugs containing cannabis resin, diazepam and temazepam.
The effects of the test drug OS at three different doses 1.75, 4.25, and 8.5 mg/kg were compared with the standard anxiolytic diazepam at 1 mg/kg dose and control group using 1% gum acacia at 10 ml/kg dose 1 h after administration of the drug.
Based on the literature, 2mg/kg body weight (kg b.w.) of diazepam would impair memory in rodents [15].