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

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

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.