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Triazolam

Triazolam A drug from the Benzodiazepine group is used as a short term treatment for insomnia and other sleep related disorders. The drug works by retarding brain activity.

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[top]Introduction to Triazolam

Also known by trade names Halcion and Trilam, it possesses pharmacological properties similar to that of other benzodiazepines, but it is generally only used as a sedative to treat severe insomnia.

Triazolam has been known to exhibit a wide range of effects: Hypnotic, Sedative, Anticonvulsant, Amnesic, muscle relaxant and Anxiolytic. One of the fastest acting benzodiazepines in the group it also has one of the fastest clearance rates (1-2 hour Half-Life) making it an ideal sedative and sleep aid for air travel. These properties generally negate the morning drowsiness associated with the benzodiazepine group.

Warning Triazolam is Pregnancy Category X
This drug is known to have the potential to cause birth defects.


[top]Using Triazolam

[top]Ways of Administration

[top]Effects of Triazolam



[top]Chemistry of Triazolam

Systematic(IUPAC) name:8-chloro-6-(2-chlorophenyl)-1-methyl-4H-[1,2,4]triazolo[4,3-a][1,4]benzodiazepine
Synonyms:Halcion, Trilam, Hypam, Apo-Triazo, Chlorazolam
Molecular Formula:C17/H12Cl2N4
Molar mass:342.044g/mol.
CAS Registry Number:28911-01-5
Melting Point: 194.15℃
Boiling Point:535.609C
Flash Point:277.726C
Solubility:Soluble in chloroform; slightly soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in ether and in water


[top]The Dangers of Triazolam

Pregnancy Category X: This drug is known to have the potential to cause birth defects.


[top]Legal Status of Triazolam

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[top]References



Contributors: Docta, LifeSucceedsDeath
Created by LifeSucceedsDeath, 05-02-2013 at 05:48
Last edited by Docta, 16-03-2013 at 02:44
Last comment by Docta on 14-03-2013 at 09:37
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