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Drug Guide


    Oral / IV
    Paxam, Rivotril 
    [Peak] 2-3 hours
    Half-life 18-50 hours
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Positively modulates GABAA receptors (BZ1 and BZ2), augmenting the inhibitory effects of the GABA neurotransmitter.

Clinical Use

  • Indications
  • Acute anxiety
  • Tranquilization - in the acute psychiatric setting
  • Status epilepticus
  • Adverse Effects
  • Drowsiness
  • Hypersalivation
  • Muscle weakness
  • Vertigo
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