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A benzodiazepine drug, C15H11ClN2O2, used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.

[(hydr)ox(y) + (di)azepam.]


(Medicine) a drug used to relieve anxiety
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Noun1.oxazepam - a tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
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The results of the trial showed that passionflower was as effective as oxazepam in treating GAD.
Restricted medications include: Clonazepam, Diazepam, Flunitrazepam, Lorazepam, Oxazepam, Temazepam, Methadone and Morphine.
These are: cloanzepam, diazepam, flunitrazepam, lorazepam, oxazepam, temazepam, methadone and morphine.
to smuggle morphine, oxazepam, clonazepam, procyclidine and tramadol into the detention centre for him.
In the New York case, the drug Oxazepam, considered a Class 2 sedative with muscle-relaxing properties, was found in the post-race sample of Wind of Bosphorus, who won a $35,000 claiming race at Belmont on June 2, 2013.
Efficacy and tolerability of valerian extract LI 156 compared with oxazepam in the treatment of non-organic insomnia--a randomized, double-blind, comparative clinical study.
The present study was conducted to examine the effect of chlordiazepoxide and oxazepam on the pain and success rate of mandibular block anesthesia.
1-2 mg lorazepam nocte/prn, 10-30 mg oxazepam daily PD * As above * CBT PTSD * As above * Trauma counselling * CBT * Note: those recently exposed to trauma should not receive once-off debriefing or prescription benzodiazepines as these may increase the risk of PTSD OCD * As above * CBT SSRI = selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; MDD = major depressive disorder; CBT = cognitive-behavioural therapy; GAD = generalised anxiety disorder; PD = panic disorder; PTSD = post-traumatic stress disorder; OCD = obsessive compulsive disorder.
Sleeping pills Temazepam and Flunitrazepam are also banned, as are anti-anxiety drugs Lorazepam, Oxazepam and Clonazepam.
15) Ibrulj (2002) studying the effects of oxazepam to cells of Allium cepa's root noted that this drug shows a number of mutagenic and cytotoxic effects manifested in the form of mitotic, cytological and chromosomal abberations.