[ al-prey-zuh-lam ]
/ ælˈpreɪ zəˈlæm /

noun Pharmacology.

a potent benzodiazepine, C17H13CIN4, used in the treatment of certain anxiety states.

Origin of alprazolam

laboratory coinage of unexplained orig. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for alprazolam


[ ăl-prāzə-lăm′ ]


A benzodiazepine tranquilizer that is used in the management of anxiety disorders.
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