Definition of Halcion
1. Noun. A form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep.
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Literary usage of Halcion
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1. Prescription Drug Prices: Price Gouging by Pharmaceutical Companies? (1993)
"halcion (0.25 Mg, 100 Tablets) ... and GAO'S Analyse« of Price Gauge* The Upjohn Company manufactures halcion, a hypnotic agent used in the short-term ..."
2. Making Drugs In Puerto Rico: Tax Benefits For The Pharmeceutical Industry In (1992)
"According to Syntex, Naprosyn was the top selling prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug in the United States in 1990. Xanax and halcion are ..."
3. Drug Abuse Curriculum for Employee Assistance Program Professionalsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"This problem led to the development of triazolam (halcion), which has a very rapid onset of action and no active metabolites, so it does not cause ..."
4. Unholy Alliance: Priests, Rabbis and Conspirators Within the Temple of Doom by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"By the way, for sleep, as with your President--on halcion--which I personally ... Under the influence of halcion people are known to murder and never even ..."