lorazepam injection, USP VIAL Description

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Lorazepam, a benzodiazepine with antianxiety, sedative, and anticonvulsant effects, is intended for the intramuscular or intravenous routes of administration. It has the chemical formula: 7-chloro-5(2-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one. The molecular weight is 321.16, and the C.A.S. No. is [846-49-1]. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Lorazepam is a nearly white powder almost insoluble in water. Each mL of sterile injection contains either 2 or 4 mg of lorazepam, 0.18 mL polyethylene glycol 400 in propylene glycol with 2% benzyl alcohol as preservative.

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Lorazepam, a benzodiazepine with antianxiety, sedative, and anticonvulsant effects, is intended for the intramuscular or intravenous routes of administration. It has the chemical formula: 7-chloro-5(2-chlorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-2H-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one. The molecular weight is 321.16, and the C.A.S. No. is [846-49-1]. The structural formula is:

Chemical Structure

Lorazepam is a nearly white powder almost insoluble in water. Each mL of sterile injection contains either 2 or 4 mg of lorazepam, 0.18 mL polyethylene glycol 400 in propylene glycol with 2% benzyl alcohol as preservative.

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