Midazolam

Midazolam

Midazolam hydrochloride /midaz′ ​ ​ lam/, A short-acting benzodiazepine CNS depressant; a benzodiazepine anxiolytic. It is prescribed for preoperative sedation and impairment of memory of preoperative events, and for conscious sedation before short diagnostic endoscopic or dental procedures.

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