oxazepam

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ox·az·e·pam

 (ŏk-săz′ə-păm′)
n.
A benzodiazepine drug, C15H11ClN2O2, used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.

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

(ɒksˈæzəˌpæm)
n
(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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