Flurazepam

What is Flurazepam?

Flurazepam (marketed under the brand names Dalmane and Dalmadorm) is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. It produces a metabolite with a very long half-life (40–250 hours), which may stay in the bloodstream for up to four days. Flurazepam is therefore unsuitable as a sleeping medication for some individuals due to next-day sedation; however, this same effect may also provide next-day anxiety relief. For this reason it is sometimes utilized to treat anxiety-induced insomnia on the night before dental visits and other medical procedures, patients are usually instructed to have someone to drive them to and from the appointment when using flurazepam in this context.

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is taking 1600 mg gabapentin with 30 mg flurazepam too much?

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i usually take 1 mg Ativan, 100 trazadone, 25 mg seoquel to sleep. I have high anxiety and have trouble falling asleep even after I pray to god....

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If ativan does not help, then you may stop it!

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My question is about my mother I have dis overed she is dependent on dalmane in the last 5 days there are 22 15mg tablets missing from her...

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