[ al-prey-zuh-lam ]
/ ælˈpreɪ zəˈlæm /
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a potent benzodiazepine, C17H13CIN4, used in the treatment of certain anxiety states.
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Origin of alprazolam
First recorded in 1970–75; a pharmaceutical coinage
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Medical definitions for alprazolam
[ ăl-prā′zə-lăm′ ]
A benzodiazepine tranquilizer that is used in the management of anxiety disorders.
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