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Tetrazepam

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Tetrazepam is a benzodiazepine derivative with anxiolytic and muscle relaxant properties.

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Tetrazepam
Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-Chloro-5-cyclohex-1-en-1-yl-1-methyl-1,3-dihydro-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one
Identifiers
CAS number 10379-14-3
ATC code M03BX07
PubChem 25215
ChemSpider 23551
Chemical data
Formula C16H17ClN2O 
Mol. mass 288.772
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life 15 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
Routes Oral


Tetrazepam dosage

The indicated adult dose for muscle spasm is 50 mg three to four times per day, increased if necessary to a maximum of 800mg per day, in divided doses. Tetrazepam is only available in one strength and formulation, 50mg tablets. This dose is approximately equivalent to 5-7.5mg oral diazepam.

Brand names for Tetrazepam

  • Clinoxan
  • Epsipam
  • Myolastan
  • Musaril
  • Relaxam
  • Spasmorelax