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Descriptor English: Diazepam
Descriptor Spanish: Diazepam
Descriptor Portuguese: Diazepam
Descriptor French: Diazépam
Entry term(s): 7-Chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
Apaurin
Diazemuls
Faustan
Relanium
Seduxen
Sibazon
Stesolid
Valium
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.079.080.070.216
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003975
Scope note: A benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant, and amnesic properties and a long duration of action. Its actions are mediated by enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID activity.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Anticonvulsants
Antiemetics
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Anesthetics, Intravenous
GABA Modulators
Registry Number: Q3JTX2Q7TU
CAS Type 1 Name: 2H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-one, 7-chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(63)
Related: Receptors, GABA-A MeSH
DeCS ID: 4003
Unique ID: D003975
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/29
Diazepam - Preferred
Concept UI M0006229
Scope note A benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant, and amnesic properties and a long duration of action. Its actions are mediated by enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID activity.
Preferred term Diazepam
Entry term(s) 7-Chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
Diazemuls - Narrower
Concept UI M0006232
Preferred term Diazemuls
Faustan - Narrower
Concept UI M0006235
Preferred term Faustan
Valium - Narrower
Concept UI M0006231
Preferred term Valium
Seduxen - Narrower
Concept UI M0006237
Preferred term Seduxen
Sibazon - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0006230
Preferred term Sibazon
Stesolid - Narrower
Concept UI M0006233
Preferred term Stesolid
Apaurin - Narrower
Concept UI M0006234
Preferred term Apaurin
Relanium - Narrower
Concept UI M0006236
Preferred term Relanium



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