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Midazolam
MeSH HeadingMidazolam
Tree NumberD03.438.079.080.575
Scope NoteA short-acting hypnotic-sedative drug with anxiolytic and amnestic properties. It is used in dentistry, cardiac surgery, endoscopic procedures, as preanesthetic medication, and as an adjunct to local anesthesia. The short duration and cardiorespiratory stability makes it useful in poor-risk, elderly, and cardiac patients. It is water-soluble at pH less than 4 and lipid-soluble at physiological pH.
Entry TermDormicum
Entry TermMidazolam Hydrochloride
Entry TermMidazolam Maleate
Entry TermRo 21-3981
Entry TermVersed
Allowable QualifiersAA AD AE AG AI AN BL CF CH CL CS CT DU EC HI IM IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR
Pharm. ActionAdjuvants, Anesthesia
Pharm. ActionAnesthetics, Intravenous
Pharm. ActionAnti-Anxiety Agents
Pharm. ActionGABA Modulators
Pharm. ActionHypnotics and Sedatives
CAS Type 1 Name4H-Imidazo(1,5-a)(1,4)benzodiazepine, 8-chloro-6-(2-fluorophenyl)-1-methyl-
Registry NumberR60L0SM5BC
Related Number59467-70-8 (Midazolam)
Related Number59467-96-8 (Midazolam Hydrochloride)
Related Number77520S18SE
Related NumberW7TTW573JJ
Previous Indexing Azepines (1966-1974)
Previous Indexing Benzodiazepines (1975-1986)
History Note87
Date of Entry19860409
Unique IDD008874


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Heterocyclic Compounds [D03]
   Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring [D03.438]
      Benzazepines [D03.438.079]
         Benzodiazepines [D03.438.079.080]
Alprazolam [D03.438.079.080.030]
Benzodiazepinones [D03.438.079.080.070]  +
Chlordiazepoxide [D03.438.079.080.150]
Clorazepate Dipotassium [D03.438.079.080.180]
Estazolam [D03.438.079.080.250]
Medazepam [D03.438.079.080.550]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeMidazolam [D03.438.079.080.575]
Triazolam [D03.438.079.080.900]

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