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Substance Name: Diazepam hydrochloride
RN: 52468-36-7
UNII: 6JD21U639H
InChIKey: BPYZIOINRAWEQL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A benzodiazepine with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant, and amnesic properties and a long duration of action. Its actions are mediated by enhancement of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID activity. It is used in the treatment of severe anxiety disorders, as a hypnotic in the short-term management of insomnia, as a sedative and premedicant, as an anticonvulsant, and in the management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p589)

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H13-Cl-N2-O.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 321.2056
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Diazepam hydrochloride

Synonyms

  • Diazepam HCl
  • EINECS 257-935-4
  • UNII-6JD21U639H

Systematic Name

  • 7-Chloro-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-5-phenyl-2H-benzo-1,4-diazepin-2-onemonohydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 52468-36-7

FDA UNII

  • 6JD21U639H

System Generated Number

  • 0052468367

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H13-Cl-N2-O.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C16-H13-Cl-N2-O
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H13ClN2O.ClH/c1-19-14-8-7-12(17)9-13(14)16(18-10-15(19)20)11-5-3-2-4-6-11;/h2-9H,10H2,1H3;1H

InChIKey

BPYZIOINRAWEQL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

Cl.CN1C(=O)CN=C(c2ccccc2)c3cc(Cl)ccc13