alprazolam

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

noun Pharmacology.

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

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Origin of alprazolam

laboratory coinage of unexplained orig.
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Medical definitions for alprazolam

alprazolam
[ ăl-prāzə-lăm′ ]

n.

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