Definitions for oxazepam

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  1. oxazepam, Serax(noun)

    a tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. oxazepam(Noun)

    A benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.

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  1. Oxazepam

    Oxazepam, is a drug which is a short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine derivative. Oxazepam is a benzodiazepine used extensively since the 1960s for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia and in the control of symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. It is a metabolite of diazepam, prazepam and temazepam. Oxazepam has moderate amnesic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties compared to other benzodiazepines.

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Oxazepam

    A benzodiazepine used in the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and insomnia.


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