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Definitions and Synonyms of benzodiazepine | Another word for benzodiazepine | What is benzodiazepine?

Definition 1: any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency - [noun denoting artifact]

(benzodiazepine is a kind of ...) a drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions

(benzodiazepine is a kind of ...) a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) an antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a frequently prescribed benzodiazepine (trade name Restoril); takes effect slowly and lasts long enough to help those people who wake up frequently during the night

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a hypnotic and sedative drug of the benzodiazepine type

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a frequently prescribed sleeping pill (trade name ProSom)

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism

(... is a kind of benzodiazepine ) a form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep

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