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Benzodiazepines

What are Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are a class of agents that work on the central nervous system, acting selectively on gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors in the brain. It enhances response to the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, by opening GABA-activated chloride channels and allowing chloride ions to enter the neuron, making the neuron negatively charged and resistant to excitation. Benzodiazepines are similar in pharmacological action but have different potencies, and some benzodiazepine work better in treatment of particular conditions. Benzodiazepines are used as sedatives, hypnotics, anxiolytics, anticonvulsants and muscle relaxants.

A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.

Benzodiazepines are a class of agents that work on the central nervous system, acting selectively on gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors in the brain. It enhances response to the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, by opening GABA-activated chloride channels and allowing chloride ions to enter the neuron, making the neuron negatively charged and resistant to excitation.

Benzodiazepines are similar in pharmacological action but have different potencies, and some benzodiazepine work better in treatment of particular conditions. Benzodiazepines are used as sedatives, hypnotics, anxiolytics, anticonvulsants and muscle relaxants.

List of Benzodiazepines:

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Alprazolam Intensol (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam
6 reviews
   
9.6
Ativan (Pro, More...)
generic name: lorazepam
283 reviews
   
8.3
Dalmane (Pro, More...)
generic name: flurazepam
10 reviews
   
8.6
Diastat (Pro, More...)
generic name: diazepam
2 reviews
   
8.5
Diastat AcuDial (More...)
generic name: diazepam
1 review
   
5.0
Diastat Pediatric (More...)
generic name: diazepam
0 reviews
   
0.0
Diazepam Intensol (More...)
generic name: diazepam
6 reviews
   
9.4
Doral (Pro, More...)
generic name: quazepam
3 reviews
   
9.5
Halcion (Pro, More...)
generic name: triazolam
17 reviews
   
8.5
Klonopin (Pro, More...)
generic name: clonazepam
540 reviews
   
8.7
Klonopin Wafer (More...)
generic name: clonazepam
16 reviews
   
8.9
Librium (Pro, More...)
generic name: chlordiazepoxide
96 reviews
   
9.0
Lorazepam Intensol (Pro, More...)
generic name: lorazepam
9 reviews
   
8.3
Niravam (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam
12 reviews
   
9.5
Onfi (Pro, More...)
generic name: clobazam
5 reviews
   
5.2
Prosom (Pro, More...)
generic name: estazolam
2 reviews
   
9.7
Restoril (Pro, More...)
generic name: temazepam
59 reviews
   
7.6
Serax (More...)
generic name: oxazepam
11 reviews
   
8.8
Tranxene (More...)
generic name: clorazepate
9 reviews
   
9.1
Tranxene SD (More...)
generic name: clorazepate
2 reviews
   
7.0
Tranxene T-Tab (Pro, More...)
generic name: clorazepate
0 reviews
   
7.0
Valium (Pro, More...)
generic name: diazepam
188 reviews
   
8.8
Versed (More...)
generic name: midazolam
26 reviews
   
5.6
Xanax (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam
580 reviews
   
8.9
Xanax XR (Pro, More...)
generic name: alprazolam
48 reviews
   
9.2
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