alprazolam

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al·pra·zo·lam

 (ăl-prā′zə-lăm′)
n.
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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alprazolam

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Pharmacia and Upjohn markets Xanax XR for the management of anxiety disorder or the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety.
This is our third FDA approval this year and we are looking forward to adding our generic Xanax XR to the growing portfolio of our marketed products," said Larry Hsu, Ph.
XANAX XR Tablets are indicated for the treatment of panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia.