World English Dictionary
nitrazepam (naɪˈtreɪzɪˌpæm, naɪˈtræz-)
a synthetic chemical compound belonging to the benzodiazepine group of drugs; a minor tranquillizer used mainly in sleeping tablets, such as Mogadon. Formula: C15H11N3O3
[C20: from nitro- + -azepam; see diazepam]

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Nitrazepam and flunitrazepam accounted for the vast majority of forged prescriptions.
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