chlordiazepoxide


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chlor·di·az·e·pox·ide

 (klôr′dī-ăz′ə-pŏk′sīd′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C16H14ClN3O, used in its hydrochloride form to treat anxiety disorders and alcohol withdrawal.

[chlor(o)- + (benzo)diazep(ine) + oxide.]

chlordiazepoxide

(ˌklɔːdaɪˌeɪzɪˈpɒksaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) a chemical compound used as a tranquillizer and muscle relaxant and in the treatment of delirium tremens. Formula: C16H14ClN3O

chlor•di•az•e•pox•ide

(ˌklɔr daɪˌæz əˈpɒk saɪd, ˌkloʊr-)

n.
a compound, C16H14ClN3O, used as a tranquilizer.
[1960–65]
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Noun1.chlordiazepoxide - 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
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Chlordiazepoxide, which has been marketed since 1960 under the trade name Librium, was the first benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety and insomnia.