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The general structure of Thienodiazepines.
Not to be confused with thienobenzodiazepine.

A thienodiazepine is a heterocyclic compound containing a diazepine ring fused to a thiophene ring. Thienodiazepine forms the central core of several pharmaceutical drugs including:

Since thienodiazepines interact with the benzodiazepine receptor site, they typically have similar effects as benzodiazepines.