|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
Ro48-8684 is a water-soluble benzodiazepine derivative developed by Hoffman-LaRoche in the 1990s, which was designed along with Ro48-6791 as an improved replacement for midazolam, but ultimately proved to have little advantages over the parent drug and has not been introduced into clinical practice.
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- Albrecht S, Hering W, Ihmsen H, Schwilden H, Schüttler J. Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling in phase II of drug development. A comparative study with young and old volunteers with benzdiazepine as an example. (German) Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie. 1999 Oct;34(10):634-7. PMID 10548960