chlor·di·az·epox·ide .klōr-dīə-'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 symptoms of alcoholism see LIBRIUM

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a benzodiazepines drug with muscle relaxant properties, used to relieve tension, fear, and anxiety and in the treatment of alcoholism. It is administered by mouth; common side-effects are nausea, skin reactions, and muscular incoordination. Trade names: Librium, Tropium.

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chlor·di·az·ep·ox·ide (klor″di-az″ə-pokґsīd) [USP] a benzodiazepine used as an antianxiety agent in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for the short-term relief of anxiety symptoms, for the relief of acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and as an antitremor agent; administered orally.

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