Definition of Nitrazepam

1. Noun. A hypnotic and sedative drug of the benzodiazepine type.

Generic synonyms: Benzodiazepine

Definition of Nitrazepam

1. Noun. A benzodiazepine drug with sedative, anxiolytic, amnestic, anticonvulsant and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Nitrazepam

1. 1,3-dihydro-7-nitro-5-phenyl-2h-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one. A benzodiazepine derivative used as an anticonvulsant and hypnotic. Pharmacological action: anti-anxiety agents, anticonvulsants, gaba modulators, sedatives, nonbarbiturate. Chemical name: 2H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-one, 1,3-dihydro-7-nitro-5-phenyl- (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrazepam

nitrate of soda
nitrate reductase
nitrate reductases
nitrate respiration
nitrated
nitrates
nitratian
nitratine
nitrating
nitration
nitrations
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nitratocuprate
nitrator
nitrators
nitrazepam (current term)
nitre of potash
nitrendipine
nitrene
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nitrenium
nitreniums
nitrenoid
nitrenoids
nitres
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nitriaries
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nitric

Literary usage of Nitrazepam

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

1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Lahtinen U, Lahtinen A, Pekkola P. The effect of nitrazepam on manual skill, ... Drugs and human memory: effects of low doses of nitrazepam and hyoscine on ..."

2. Racist Violence in the United Kingdom by Carl Haacke, Human Rights Watch (1997)
"Based on their analyses, Dr. Rutherford said Mr. Patterson died of an overdose of nitrazepam. Mr. Patterson commissioned an independent analysis from Dr. ..."

3. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"1993) and flu- tion may result in the functional nitrazepam potentiation (Buck and uncoupling of GAB A and benzodi- Harris 1990) are completely reversed, ..."

4. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"ASHTON, H., MILLMAN, JE, TELFORD, R., THOMPSON, JW The effect of caffeine, nitrazepam, and cigarette smoking on the contingent negative variation in man. ..."

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