chlordiazepoxide


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chlordiazepoxide

 [klor″di-a″ze-pok´sīd]
a benzodiazepine used as the base or hydrochloride salt in the treatment of anxiety disorders and short-term or preoperative anxiety, for alcohol withdrawal, and as an antitremor agent; administered orally, intravenously, or intramuscularly.

chlordiazepoxide

/chlor·di·az·ep·ox·ide/ (klor″di-az″ĕ-pok´sīd) a benzodiazepine used as the base or hydrochloride salt in the treatment of anxiety disorders and short-term or preoperative anxiety, for alcohol withdrawal, and as an antitremor agent.

chlordiazepoxide

(klôr′dī-ăz′ə-pŏk′sīd′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C16H14ClN3O, used in its hydrochloride form to treat anxiety disorders and alcohol withdrawal.

chlordiazepoxide

[klôr′dī·az′əpok′sīd]
an antianxiety drug of the benzodiazepine type.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of anxiety, nervous tension, and alcohol withdrawal symptoms.
contraindications Acute narrow-angle glaucoma, pregnancy, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It should be used with caution in patients who are depressed or have a history of drug dependence.
adverse effects Adverse effects include respiratory depression. Among the more serious adverse reactions are withdrawal symptoms that appear on discontinuation of treatment. Drowsiness and fatigue commonly occur.

chlordiazepoxide

A class-V psychoactive benzodiazepine sedative, hypnotic, muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant, which depresses the limbic system.

Indications
Anxiety, anxiety disorders.
 
Adverse effects
Physical and psychologic dependence similar to barbiturates.

chlordiazepoxide

Neuropharmacology A psychoactive benzodiazepine sedative, hypnotic, muscle relaxant, anticonvulsant Effects Undetermined limbic CNS depressant effects Used for Anxiety, anxiety disorder Cons Physical and psychologic dependence similar to barbiturates. See the Little Yellow Pill.

chlordiazepoxide

A benzodiazepine sedative and tranquilizer. Millions are dependent on this and other benzodiazepine drugs and their addictive potential is well established. A brand name is Librium.

chlordiazepoxide

an early benzodiazapene derivative; used as a tranquilizer with activity similar to diazepam.
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