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Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-chloro- 5-phenyl- 1-(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl) -1,3-dihydro- 2H-1,4-benzodiazepin- 2-one
CAS number 23092-17-3
ATC code N05BA13
PubChem 31640
DrugBank APRD01009
Chemical data
Formula C 17H12ClF3N2O 
Mol. mass 352.7
Synonyms 9-chloro- 6-phenyl- 2-(2,2,2-trifluoroethyl)- 2,5-diazabicyclo[5.4.0] undeca- 5,8,10,12-tetraen -3-one
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism Hepatic
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Schedule IV (US)
Routes Oral
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Halazepam is a benzodiazepine derivative and is marketed under the brand names Alapryl and Pacinone. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. It is a trifluoroethyl derivative of nordazepam.[1] While its structure may be similar to chlordiazepoxide and diazepam, it has both less toxicity and less tendency to cause paradoxical hostility and aggression than either of them.[2] Halazepam has active benzodiazepine metabolites.[3]



Halazepam is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Greenblatt, D. J.; A. Locniskar and R. I. Shader (June 12, 1982). "Halazepam, another precursor of desmethyldiazepam". Lancet 1 (8285): 1358–9. PMID 6123659.  
  2. ^ Fann, W. E.; W. M. Pitts and J. C. Wheless (Mar-Apr 1982). "Pharmacology, efficacy, and adverse effects of halazepam, a new benzodiazepine". Pharmacotherapy 2 (2): 72–9. PMID 6152591.  
  3. ^ Jochemsen R, Breimer DD (1984). "Pharmacokinetics of benzodiazepines: metabolic pathways and plasma level profiles". Curr Med Res Opin 8 Suppl 4: 60–79. PMID 6144464.  
  4. ^ Lozano, Lozano, Lozano, et al. (1990). "[Open clinical study of the efficacy and safety of Halazepam in anxiety disorders]" (in Spanish; Castilian). Actas Luso Esp Neurol Psiquiatr Cienc Afines 18 (4): 205–11. PMID 1981637.  

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