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Clonazepam MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Clonazepam
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.079.080.070.150
Unique ID
D002998
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002998
Scope Note
An anticonvulsant used for several types of seizures, including myotonic or atonic seizures, photosensitive epilepsy, and absence seizures, although tolerance may develop. It is seldom effective in generalized tonic-clonic or partial seizures. The mechanism of action appears to involve the enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID receptor responses.
Entry Term(s)
2H-1,4-Benzodiazepin-2-one, 5-(2-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-7-nitro-
Antelepsin
Klonopin
Rivotril
Ro 5-4023
Pharm Action
Anticonvulsants
GABA Modulators
Registry Number
5PE9FDE8GB
Related Numbers
1622-61-3
Previous Indexing
Benzodiazepinones (1974)
Chlorobenzenes (1974)
Nitro Compounds (1974)
Public MeSH Note
87; was see under BENZODIAZEPINONES 1975-86
History Note
87(75); was see under BENZODIAZEPINONES 1975-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2020/02/06
Clonazepam Preferred
Rivotril Related
Klonopin Related
Antelepsin Narrower
Ro 5-4023 Narrower
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