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Descriptor English:   Midazolam 
Descriptor Spanish:   Midazolam 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Midazolam 
Synonyms English:   Dormicum
Hydrochloride, Midazolam
Maleate, Midazolam
Midazolam Hydrochloride
Midazolam Maleate
Ro 21 3981
Ro 21-3981
Ro 213981
Tree Number:   D03.633.
Definition English:   A 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. 
Pharmacological Action:   Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Anesthetics, Intravenous
GABA Modulators
History Note English:   87 
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Record Number:   19248 
Unique Identifier:   D008874 

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