Benzodiazepine vs Temazepam - What's the difference?

benzodiazepine | temazepam | Hypernyms |

Benzodiazepine is a hypernym of temazepam.


As nouns the difference between benzodiazepine and temazepam

is that benzodiazepine is benzodiazepine while temazepam is (pharmaceutical drug) a drug generally prescribed for the short-term treatment of sleeplessness.

benzodiazepine

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pharmaceutical drug) Any of a class of psychoactive drugs, structured upon diazepine, used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and other related disorders.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    temazepam

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (pharmaceutical drug) A drug generally prescribed for the short-term treatment of sleeplessness.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=June 6, author=Lesley Alderman, title=Cost-Effective Ways to Fight Insomnia, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=But if your problem is waking too early, he might suggest a longer-duration drug like temazepam , the generic version of Restoril. }}

    Hypernyms

    *benzodiazepine