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prazepam

(prăz′ə-păm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety. It is not available in the United States.

prazepam

[praz′əpam]
a benzodiazepine derivative used to treat anxiety.
indications It is not available in the United States, but it is prescribed elsewhere for the treatment of anxiety disorders or the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety and has several unlabeled uses, including alcohol and opiate withdrawal, spasticity, and partial seizures.
contraindications Acute narrow-angle glaucoma or known sensitivity to this drug or other benzodiazepines prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious, but rare, adverse effects are confusion, tremor, palpitations, and diaphoresis.

prazepam (prā´zəpam),

n brand name: Centrax;
drug class: benzodiazepine, antianxiety (Controlled Substance Schedule IV);
action: produces central nervous system depression by interacting with a benzodiazepine receptor to facilitate the action of inhibitory neurotransmitter γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA);
use: anxiety.

prazepam

a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, similar to diazepam.
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Generic Trade Name Daily Dose Flurazepam Dalmane 15 mg Chlordiazepoxide Librium 20 mg Chlorazepate Tranxene 15 mg Prazepam Centrax 15 mg Diazepam Valium 5 mg Clonazepam Konopin 1.
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5 Nitrazepam 77 8 Nordiazepam 150 100 Prazepam 28 287 Temazepam 130 23 Triazolam 33 10 Cocaine metabolite BE 100 100 Cocaine 9 1 Ecgonine 2 1 Ecgonine methyl ester <0.
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