flumazenil

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flumazenil ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) A benzodiazepine antagonist used to counter drowsiness caused by benzodiazepines.
    • 2009 August 25, Solomon Moore, “Court Papers Show Jackson Died of Propofol”, in New York Times[1]:
      The documents indicate that Dr. Murray tried to revive Mr. Jackson with flumazenil, which reverses the effects of benzodiazepines like lorazepam.

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