Clonazepam

  • P. N. Patsalos
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Abstract

Clonazepam (Fig. 1) corresponds chemically to 5-(2-chlorophenol)-1,3-dihydro-7-nitro-2H-1,4 benzodiazepin-2-one with an empirical formula of C15H10ClN3O3 and a molecular weight of 315.71.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Patsalos
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.UCL-Institute of Neurology Department of Clinical and Experimental EpilepsyLondonLondon
  2. 2.Epilepsy Society Chalfont Centre for EpilepsyBuckinghamshireUK

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