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Midazolam MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Midazolam
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.079.080.575
Unique ID
D008874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008874
Scope Note
A short-acting hypnotic-sedative drug with anxiolytic and amnestic properties. It is used in dentistry, cardiac surgery, endoscopic procedures, as preanesthetic medication, and as an adjunct to local anesthesia. The short duration and cardiorespiratory stability makes it useful in poor-risk, elderly, and cardiac patients. It is water-soluble at pH less than 4 and lipid-soluble at physiological pH.
Entry Term(s)
Dormicum
Midazolam Hydrochloride
Midazolam Maleate
Ro 21-3981
Versed
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Anesthetics, Intravenous
GABA Modulators
Registry Number
R60L0SM5BC
Related Numbers
59467-70-8
59467-96-8
77520S18SE
W7TTW573JJ
CAS Type 1 Name
4H-Imidazo(1,5-a)(1,4)benzodiazepine, 8-chloro-6-(2-fluorophenyl)-1-methyl-
NLM Classification #
QV 85
Previous Indexing
Azepines (1966-1974)
Benzodiazepines (1975-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/09
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Midazolam Preferred
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