|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||g·mol−1 319.324|
|3D model (JSmol)|
It is closely related to clonazolam, only differing by the removal of a chlorine group at the benzene ring.
A study in mice indicated that nitrazolam can be several times more potent than diazepam as an antagonist of electroshock-induced tonic-extensor convulsions but less potent than diazepam at preventing the righting reflex.
Nitrazolam has been used as an example compound to demonstrate the microscale synthesis of reference materials utilizing polymer‐supported reagents.
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