chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride


chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride
   Crystals, toxic in high concentrations. Central nervous system depressant.

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  • chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride — The hydrochloride of 7 chloro 2 methylamino 5 phenyl 3H 1,4 benzodiazepine 4 oxide; an antianxiety agent. An early benzodiazepine. * * * [USP] the monohydrochloride salt of chlordiazepoxide, administered orally for the same indications as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Chlordiazepoxide — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • chlordiazepoxide — [klôr΄dī az΄ə päks′īd΄] n. a tranquilizer, C16H14ClN3O, that relieves anxiety: a hydrochloride derivative of this has similar properties and is the generic name for Librium, etc …   English World dictionary

  • chlordiazepoxide — /klawr duy az euh pok suyd, klohr /, n. Pharm. a compound, C16H14ClN3O, used as a tranquilizer. [CHLOR 2 + DIAZ(O) + EPOX(Y) + IDE] * * * ▪ drug       tranquilizing drug used in the treatment of anxiety. The drug was introduced in the 1960s under …   Universalium

  • chlordiazepoxide — noun Etymology: chlor + benzodiazepine + oxide Date: 1960 a benzodiazepine C16H14ClN3O related to diazepam and used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chlordiazepoxide — chlor·di·az·epox·ide .klōr dī .az ə päk .sīd, .klȯr n a benzodiazepine that is structurally and pharmacologically related to diazepam and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H14ClN3O·HCl esp. as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal …   Medical dictionary

  • Librium — Lib·ri·um lib rē əm trademark used for a preparation of the hydrochloride of chlordiazepoxide * * * n. see chlordiazepoxide * * * Lib·ri·um (libґre əm) trademark for preparations of chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • Tranquilizer — In pharmacology, a drug that calms and relieves anxiety. The first tranquilizer, chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (brand name: Librium) received FDA approval in 1960. Tranquillizers range in potency from mild to major, with increasing levels of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Librax — Lib·rax (libґraks) trademark for a combination preparation of chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride and clidinium bromide …   Medical dictionary

  • Benzodiazepine — Benzodiazepines …   Wikipedia


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