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Versed is a drug used to treat anxiety and tension and to relax muscles. It is also being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by some cancer treatments. It is a type of benzodiazepine. Also called midazolam and midazolam hydrochloride.
A road map to safer pain control, cost savings during colonoscopies

A road map to safer pain control, cost savings during colonoscopies

Pennsylvania Hospital bariatric surgery program receives Center of Excellence designation

Pennsylvania Hospital bariatric surgery program receives Center of Excellence designation

Pomegranate juice does not impair clearance of oral or intravenous Midazolam

Pomegranate juice does not impair clearance of oral or intravenous Midazolam

Study sheds light on how we form new memories

Study sheds light on how we form new memories

New sleep medication Ramelteon shows less potential to foster abuse and dependence

New sleep medication Ramelteon shows less potential to foster abuse and dependence

St. John's wort and Echinacea increase activity of enzyme in the liver and intestine

St. John's wort and Echinacea increase activity of enzyme in the liver and intestine

Plant extract forskolin may lead to leukemia treatment

Plant extract forskolin may lead to leukemia treatment

Fruits and vegetables can increase or decrease the activity and toxicity of orally-administered drugs

Fruits and vegetables can increase or decrease the activity and toxicity of orally-administered drugs

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Depressant benzodiazepine especially effective at treating seizure in alcohol withdrawal syndrome patients

Oral midazolam more effective than rectal diazepam for the emergency treatment of seizures in children

Oral midazolam more effective than rectal diazepam for the emergency treatment of seizures in children

New research tool replicates extreme environmental conditions to help understand the human body's response to everyday stresses

New research tool replicates extreme environmental conditions to help understand the human body's response to everyday stresses

Novels are the best medicine for psychiatrists

Novels are the best medicine for psychiatrists

Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Oregon use new environmental chamber to investigate the body's response to stress

Cardiovascular researchers at the University of Oregon use new environmental chamber to investigate the body's response to stress

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

New sedation procedure which could allow patients to avoid potentially risky general anaesthetics

New sedation procedure which could allow patients to avoid potentially risky general anaesthetics

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy

FDA reinforces use of Sustiva in first-line HIV combination therapy