Librium


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Librium

(ˈlɪbrɪəm)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a brand of the drug chlordiazepoxide. See also benzodiazepine

Lib•ri•um

(ˈlɪb ri əm)
Trademark.
a brand of chlordiazepoxide.
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Noun1.Librium - a tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism
benzodiazepine - any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Every mental state, even madness, has its equi- librium based upon self-esteem.
Librium, the first of the diazepines, and soon after, Valium, fueled top-line revenue at Hoffmann-LaRoche.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of Medicines Tab Tranexamic Acid 500mg Qty: 1 Tab Pantaprazole40mg Qty: 2 Tab Metformin 500mg Qty: 3 Tab Ramipril 5mg Qty: 4 Tab Lamotrigine 25/50 Mg Qty: 5 Tab Librium Lomg Qty: 6
He eventually enters analysis but along the way becomes addicted to tranquilizers--"hefty daily doses of Librium, then of Valium, and years later of Xanax, Zoloft and Klonopin.
Dr Myra Cullinane said the cause of death was acute respiratory failure due to the effects of alcohol and benzodiazepines in the form of Librium, which he had been prescribed.
However, start annoying those people with ads and that equi- librium goes off kilter.
Iranian economy was isolated for more than a decade; thus it requires certain adjustments over a period to find its equi- librium as one of the largest economies in the region.
Kelly would spend a week in detox, withdrawing from years of alcohol abuse with the help of librium and clonidine medications.
In the 1950s, anti-depressants and drugs such as Librium, Thorazine and lithium began to lay the foundation for the modern era of psychiatric medicine.
This drug class includes not only the anti-anxiety compound Valium (generic name diazepam), first marketed in 1965, but its predecessor Librium, discovered in 1955, and the more recently developed sleep aid Halcyon.
Chlordiazepoxide, which has been marketed since 1960 under the trade name Librium, was the first benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety and insomnia.