flurazepam

flurazepam

[floo-raz-uh-pam]
noun Pharmacology.
a benzodiazepine, C 21 H 23 ClFN 3 O, used in its hydrochloride form as a sedative and hypnotic in the management of insomnia and to alleviate anxiety states.

Origin:
flu(o)r- + (di)azepam

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flurazepam flu·raz·e·pam (flu-rāz'ə-pām')
n.
A mild hypnotic drug used especially in the form of its hydrochloride in the treatment of insomnia.

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