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benzodiazepine

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

pl. n. a group of pharmacologically active compounds used as anxiolytics and hypnotics. The group includes chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, oxazepam, and temazepam.

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Benzodiazepines

Ellen Wang.

in Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 777 words.

This chapter discusses Benzodiazepines, including Clinical Uses, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics, Side Effects/Adverse Reactions, including Lorazepam and Midazolam.

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benzodiazepines

Suzanne Bell.

in A Dictionary of Forensic Science

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 111 words.

One of the most widely prescribed drug classes in the world, benzodiazepines are used principally as mild tranquillizers and as

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benzodiazepines

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 73 words.

Widely prescribed and therefore easily obtainable mild tranquillizers and anxiolytics. Benzodiazepines have been used by sportspeople for their calming effects,

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benzodiazepine

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 166 words.

1 2H‐1,4‐benzodiazepine; a bicyclic compound consisting of a benzene ring fused to a seven‐membered partially unsaturated ring containing

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benzodiazepine <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 156 words.

Any member of a class of drugs with chemical structures based on 1,4-benzodiazepine or 1,2-imidazo-benzodiazepine that all have anxiolytic,

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benzodiazepine <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 156 words.

Any member of a class of drugs with chemical structures based on 1,4-benzodiazepine or 1,2-imidazo-benzodiazepine that all have *anxiolytic

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Benzodiazepine dependence

Heather Ashton.

in Adverse Syndromes and Psychiatric Drugs

May 2004; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8041 words.

Chapter 13 discusses benzodiazepine dependence, including recognition, clinical features, dependent populations, pharmacological basis, management, risk factors, and prevention.

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Comatose and Benzodiazepine Toxicity

Eelco F. M. Wijdicks.

in The Comatose Patient

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 686 words.

This case presents comatose and benzodiazepine overdose. It includes a full discussion and explanation with an emphasis on the mechanism of coma in this particular case, in...

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benzodiazepine inverse agonist

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A drug or other compound that binds to benzodiazepine receptors but has effects that are the opposite of those produced by a benzodiazepine agonist, i.e. it causes anxiety and convulsions.

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benzodiazepine inverse agonist

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 33 words.

a drug or other compound that binds to benzodiazepine receptors but has effects that are the opposite of those produced

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