Active Ingredient(s):Estazolam FDA Approved: * December 26, 1990 Pharm Company: *ABBOTT Category:Sleep Aid
Estazolam, sold under the brand name Prosom among others, is a tranquilizer medication of the triazolobenzodiazepine (TBZD) class, which are benzodiazepines (BZDs) fused with a triazole ring . It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. Estazolam is an intermediate-acting oral benzodiazepine. It is used for short-term treatment of insomnia.
It was patented in 1968 and came into medical use in 1975.
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.