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Descriptor English:   Clonazepam 
Descriptor Spanish:   Clonazepam 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Clonazepam 
Synonyms English:   Antelepsin
Ro 5-4023
Ro 54023  
Tree Number:   D03.633.
Definition English:   An anticonvulsant used for several types of seizures, including myotonic or atonic seizures, photosensitive epilepsy, and absence seizures, although tolerance may develop. It is seldom effective in generalized tonic-clonic or partial seizures. The mechanism of action appears to involve the enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptor responses. 
Pharmacological Action:   Anticonvulsants
GABA Modulators
History Note English:   87(75); was see under BENZODIAZEPINONES 1975-86 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   3023 
Unique Identifier:   D002998 

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