Benzodiazepines

Janessa Smith, Pharm.D. BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Anxiety (alprazolam, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, lorazepam, and oxazepam)
  • Insomnia (estazolam, flurazepam, quazepam, temazepam, and triazolam)
  • Alcohol withdrawal (oxazepam, alprazolam, diazepam and chlordiazepoxide)
  • Seizure control (clorazepate, clonazepam, lorazepam and diazepam)
  • Skeletal muscle relaxant (diazepam)
  • Sedation-amnesia-anxiolytic for procedures (midazolam)

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Anxiety (alprazolam, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, lorazepam, and oxazepam)
  • Insomnia (estazolam, flurazepam, quazepam, temazepam, and triazolam)
  • Alcohol withdrawal (oxazepam, alprazolam, diazepam and chlordiazepoxide)
  • Seizure control (clorazepate, clonazepam, lorazepam and diazepam)
  • Skeletal muscle relaxant (diazepam)
  • Sedation-amnesia-anxiolytic for procedures (midazolam)

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Last updated: January 5, 2017