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GABA-A Receptor/Cl ionophore complex.
Act allosterically to increase the frequency of Cl- channel opening. Enhances hyperpolarizing effect of GABA
Behavioral Changes, Skeletal Muscle Relaxation, Inhibition of Seizure Activity, Drowsiness and Sleep
Prevent seizure spread, not electrical events at seizure focus.
Decreased alpha activity.
Decreased sleep latency, increased sleep time, shortens stage 4 (deep) sleep, shortens REM sleep