Disease Information for Triazolam (Halcion) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Euphoria/Elated/'high' behavior/Gaiety
Suicidal depression
Suicide ideation/plans
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Depression
Drug induced Delirium/Confusion
Drug induced Depression
Drug induced Psychosis/toxic psychosis.
Drug induced Suicidal impulse/suicide/ideation
Parkinsonism, secondary
Psychosis
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Suicide attempt/suicidal/suicide
Toxic psychosis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Benzodiazepine drug (example)
DRUG/metabolized by CYP 3A pathway
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
Synonyms
Synonym
4H (1,2,4)Triazolo(4,3 a)(1,4)benzodiazepine 8 chloro 6 (2 chlorophenyl) 1 methyl, admin, clorazolam, triazolam, Triazolam (product), Triazolam (substance), TRIAZOLAM PREPARATION, Brand name/Halcion (Triazolam)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 0.125 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 0.25 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Hour of sleep/HS medication
DRUG/Drug discontinued/TOXIC (RX)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Half-life 2 hrs
DRUG/Intolerance in elderly/caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Benzodiazipine sedation drug for insomnia; oral preparation; behavior changes, sedation and ataxia and withdrawal problems are usual; avoid in agitated depression

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