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A benzodiazepine drug, C17H13ClN4, used to treat panic disorder and other anxiety disorders.

[alp-, of unknown origin + (t)r(i)- + azol(e) + am(ine).]
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Noun1.alprazolam - an antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine classalprazolam - an antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class
benzodiazepine - any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency


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The police are also looking for the person who provided and suggested Alprax to Sunanda as no doctor had prescribed her this medicine.
Police found used strips of anti - depressant drug alprazolam, commonly known as Alprax, from the Leela Palace hotel room where Sunanda was found dead in her bed.
A senior police official said cops initially believed that Sunanda had died because of an overdose of a prescription drug, Alprax, which may have made her slip into coma and perhaps die in sleep.
The reasoning given was that an empty pack of Alprax tablets was found on her bedside.
The Delhi Police had reportedly found three empty packets of the sedative alprax from the hotel room where she died, and hitherto, drug overdose was widely believed to be the cause of her death.