Definition of Oxazepam

1. Noun. A tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal.




Definition of Oxazepam

1. Noun. A benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oxazepam

1. a tranquilizing drug [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oxazepam

1. This prescription drug is used as a sedative and to treat anxiety. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxazepam

oxathiazinone
oxathiazole
oxathiazoles
oxathiazolidine
oxathiazolidines
oxathiine
oxathiines
oxathiolane
oxathiolanes
oxathiole
oxathioles
oxatomide
oxazaborolane
oxazaborolidine
oxazaborolidines
oxazepam (current term)
oxazepams
oxazepane
oxazepine
oxazin
oxazin dyes
oxazine
oxazines
oxazinone
oxazocane
oxazocines
oxazolam
oxazole
oxazoles
oxazolidine

Literary usage of Oxazepam

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1. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Specifically, lorazepam appears to produce reinforcing and subjective effects similar to those of diazepam, whereas oxazepam, halazepam, chlordiazepoxide, ..."

2. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Ricceri L, Calamandrei G, Alleva E. Prenatal oxazepam affects passive avoidance ... Laviola G, Bignami G, Alleva E. Interacting effects of oxazepam in late ..."

3. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"Short-acting benzodiazepines (eg, oxazepam, lorazepam) are customarily used ... The use of oxazepam or lorazepam is warranted in patients with severe liver ..."

4. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"Both the long-acting benzodiazepines, chlordiazepoxide (Librium) and diazepam (Valium), and the shorter- acting benzodiazepines, oxazepam (Serax) and ..."

5. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"The use of oxazepam or lorazepam is warranted in patients with severe liver disease. Metabolism of these benzodiazepines does not depend on hydroxylation by ..."

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