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Compound Summary for: CID 37367

camazepam

Also known as: Albego; Limpidon; Paxor; Nebolan; Panevril; Camazepam [INN]; Camazepamum [INN-Latin]; DEA No. 2749; Camazepam (INN)
Molecular Formula: C19H18ClN3O3   Molecular Weight: 371.81752   InChIKey: PXBVEXGRHZFEOF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Camazepam is a benzodiazepine which is a dimethyl carbamate ester of tamzepam, a metabolite of diazepam. Similarly to other drugs in its class, it has antxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. However, unlike other benzodiapeines camazepam is predominantly anxiolytic and is relatively weak as an anticonvulsant, hypnotic and skeletal muscle relaxant. [Wikipedia] Camazepam also has less side effects, such as impaired cognition and reaction times, compared to other benzodiazepines. However, impairment of cognition and disrupted sleep patterns will occur at doses higher than 40mg of carazepam. [Wikipedia] Camazepam is also believed to increase attention, and is associated with skin disorders. In the United States camazepam is regulated as a Schedule IV controlled substance.   From: DrugBank
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