Temazepam

UNDER REVIEW (September 2016)

Mechanism of Action:

Temazepam is a benzodiazepine that binds to specific benzodiazepine-receptors, which are part of the GABA-receptors. On binding it causes an increase in the inhibitory effects on GABA.

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Diazepam

UNDER REVIEW (September 2016)

Mechanism of Action:

Diazepam is a benzodiazepine that binds to specific benzodiazepine-receptors, which are part of the GABAa-receptor complex. On binding it causes an increase in the inhibitory effects on GABA. The effect of diazepam does not last long, partly because it is fairly quickly redistributed into tissues and fat deposits, and partly because of the adaptation of benzodiazepine receptors

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