Disease Information for Flurazepam (Dalmane) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Apathy/Indifference
Drug induced Pseudodementia/Memory loss/Befuddled
Lethargy/torpor
Memory Loss in Elderly
Short term memory loss
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Listlessness/lassitude
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Benzodiazepine toxicity/overdose/effect
Sedation/torpor induced
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
DRUG/Withdrawal/habituation effect
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS depression
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2H 1,4 Benzodiazepin 2 one 7 chloro 1 (2 (diethylamino)ethyl) 5 (2 fluorophenyl) 1,3 dihydro, flurazepam, Flurazepam (product), Flurazepam (substance), FLURAZEPAM PREPARATION, Brand name/Dalmane (Flurazepam), Brand name/Som Pam (Flurazepam), Brand name/Somnol (Flurazepam)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 15 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 30 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Half-life very long (days)
DRUG/Intolerance in elderly/caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine sedation drug for insomnia; oral preparation; sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual; long half life; falls in elderly

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