Definition of Benzodiazepines

1. Noun. (plural of benzodiazepine) ¹



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Definition of Benzodiazepines

1. benzodiazepine [n] - See also: benzodiazepine

Medical Definition of Benzodiazepines

1. A two-ring heterocyclic compound consisting of a benzene ring fused to a diazepine ring. Permitted is any degree of hydrogenation, any substituents and any h-isomer. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benzodiazepines

benzoapyrenes
benzoate
benzoate coenzyme A ligase
benzoate of soda
benzoate synthase
benzoated
benzoates
benzobarbital
benzocaine
benzocaines
benzoctamine
benzocyclic
benzocycloheptene
benzocycloheptenes
benzodiazepine
benzodiazepines (current term)
benzodioxol
benzodioxole
benzodithiophene
benzoflavones
benzofluorene
benzofuran
benzofurans
benzofuranyl
benzoheterocycle
benzoheterocycles
benzohydroquinone
benzoic
benzoic acid
benzoic aldehyde

Literary usage of Benzodiazepines

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"benzodiazepines While all of the benzodiazepines have anxiolytic ... In general, the benzodiazepines promote sedation, central nervous system depression, ..."

2. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"benzodiazepines The benzodiazepine family of depressants are used therapeutically to produce ... In general, benzodiazepines act as hypnotics in high doses, ..."

3. Treatment of Drug Dependent Individuals with Comorbid Mental Disorders edited by Lisa S. Onken, Jack D. Blaine, Sander Genser, Arthur M. Horton (1998)
"Advantages of high potency benzodiazepines, on the other hand, ... Attempts at discontinuation from benzodiazepines are associated with the onset of a ..."

4. Drugs of Abuse (1996)edited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"Like the barbiturates, benzodiazepines differ from one another in how fast they take effect and ... Shorter acting benzodiazepines, used to manage insomnia, ..."

5. Alcohol and the Brain (1993)
"The binding of gamma-aminobutyric add (GABA) or benzodiazepines to their respective recognition sites on the receptor complex causes the ion channel to open ..."

6. Evaluation of Glove Bag Containment in Asbestos Removal by Bruce A. Hollett, Phillip A. Froelich, Paul E. Caplan, Thomas C. Cooper, Stanley A. Shulman (1990)
"Advantages of high potency benzodiazepines, on the other hand, ... Attempts at discontinuation from benzodiazepines are associated with the onset of a ..."

7. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the Second Nimh Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"The pharmacological properties of BzR ligands appear to be a continuum, ranging from a complete mimicry of 1,4-benzodiazepines (such as diazepam) to ..."

8. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"By contrast, some shorter acting benzodiazepines are not as likely to produce toxic or dependence-inducing effects with chronic dosing. ..."

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