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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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Reports of viscera samples sent to an FBI lab showed traces of Alprax and ruling out the role of any radioactive substances.
Police found used strips of anti - depressant drug alprazolam, commonly known as Alprax, from the Leela Palace hotel room where Sunanda was found dead in her bed.
Initially, doctors found that Sunanda died due to Alprax but they later said the death was unnatural.
According to sources, it is almost clear that Sunanda died of the poison generated in her body due to an overdose of Alprax.
The police are also looking for the person who provided and suggested Alprax to Sunanda as no doctor had prescribed her this medicine.
A senior police official said cops initially believed that Sunanda had died because of an overdose of a prescription drug, Alprax, which may have made her slip into coma and perhaps die in sleep.