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What is triazolam?

Triazolam, also known by the brand name Halcion, is in a class of medications known as benzodiazepines (sedatives/hypnotics). It is used by people who have insomnia. Triazolam helps you fall asleep and stay asleep. It should not be used for long periods of time as it can become addictive. It produces a calming effect by acting on certain impulses in the brain. It comes in a tablet form and is taken orally.

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