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Flunitrazepam

 
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    Oral
    Flunitrazepam
    Hypnodorm, Rohypnol 
     
    Used only for severe insomnia
    [Peak] 1-2 hours
    Half-life 20-30 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
  • Insomnia
  • Adverse Effects
  • Drowsiness
  • Hypersalivation
  • Muscle weakness
  • Vertigo
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