The neuropharmacology of various diazepam antagonists.


Recently, compounds which bind avidly to benzodiazepine binding sites have been shown to possess diazepam antagonist properties. For example, the benzodiazepine RO 15-1788 and the pyrazoloquinoline CGS 8216 can antagonize the anxiolytic, sedative, muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant properties of diazepam. The beta-carbolines have also been shown to… (More)