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lorazepam

Saltos de línea: lor¦aze|pam
Pronunciación: /lɔːˈreɪzɪpam
 
, -ˈrazə-/

Definición de lorazepam en inglés:

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[mass noun] Medicine
A drug of the benzodiazepine group, used especially to treat anxiety.
Example sentences
  • Benzodiazepines, particularly short acting drugs such as lorazepam may be another good choice for the short-term management of agitation.
  • Treatment is started with a benzodiazepine, preferably lorazepam because of its relative rapid onset of action and long half-life.
  • Use of fast-acting, short half-life benzodiazepines such as alprazolam and lorazepam should be avoided.

Origen

1960s: from (ch)lor(o-) ( 'chlorine') + -azepam, on the pattern of words such as diazepam.

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