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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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