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  1. nimetazepam(Noun)

    A benzodiazepine drug with hypnotic, anxiolytic, sedative, and skeletal muscle relaxant properties, generally used to treat insomnia.


  1. Nimetazepam

    Nimetazepam is an intermediate-acting hypnotic drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It was first synthesized by a team at Hoffmann-La Roche in 1962. It possesses hypnotic, anxiolytic, sedative, and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. Nimetazepam is also an anticonvulsant. It is sold in 5 mg tablets known as Erimin. It is generally prescribed for the short-term treatment of severe insomnia in patients who have difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep.

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