Definition of chlordiazepoxide in English:

chlordiazepoxide

Syllabification: chlor·di·az·e·pox·ide
Pronunciation: /ˌklôrdīˌazəˈpäkˌsīd
 
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noun

Medicine
  • A tranquilizer of the benzodiazepine group, used chiefly to treat anxiety and alcoholism. Also called Librium ( • trademark ).
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    • Long-acting benzodiazepines such as chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are preferred because they are the most effective in preventing alcohol withdrawal seizures and delirium.
    • Generally, a longer-acting benzodiazepine such as chlordiazepoxide is used, and the initial dosage is titrated downward according to blood pressure elevation, pulse rate, temperature and psychotic symptoms.
    • The group of drugs known as benzodiazepines includes alprazolam, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, and lorazepam (Ativan).

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