Benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine derivatives
- Benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine derivatives
- Accession Number
- DBCAT000450 (DBCAT002184, DBCAT002360)
A group of two-ring heterocyclic compounds consisting of a benzene ring fused to a diazepine ring.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Lorazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, and seizures. Temazepam A short-acting benzodiazepine commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, and insomnia. Alprazolam A long-acting benzodiazepine with intermediate onset commonly used to treat panic disorders and generalized anxiety in addition to anxiety associated with depression. Chlordiazepoxide A benzodiazepine used to treat the withdrawal symptoms of acute alcoholism, to treat preoperative anxiety, and to treat anxiety over a short term period. Clorazepic acid A benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety, partial seizures, and alcohol withdrawal. Midazolam A short-acting injectable benzodiazepine with rapid onset that is commonly used in seizures, anesthesia and anxiety disorders. Flurazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine with a rapid onset of action that is commonly used to treat insomnia. Diazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine with rapid onset commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and seizures. Oxazepam An intermediate-acting benzodiazepine with slow onset commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, alcohol withdrawals, and insomnia. Triazolam A benzodiazepine used for short term treatment of insomnia. Clonazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine with intermediate onset commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, and seizures. Estazolam A benzodiazepine used for the short-term management of insomnia. Bromazepam A short-acting benzodiazepine with intermediate onset commonly used to treat panic disorders and severe anxiety. Nitrazepam A long-acting benzodiazepine with intermediate onset commonly used to treat panic disorders, severe anxiety, insomnia, and seizures. Clobazam A benzodiazepine used as adjunct treatment in seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Camazepam Camazepam has been used in placebo controlled studies for the treatment of patients suffering from anxiety and depression. Delorazepam Mainly used as an anti-anxiety agent. Studies have found delorazepam to be more effective in the first 4 weeks of use than antidepressants; however, after 4 weeks, antidepressants showed superior... Flunitrazepam For short-term treatment of severe insomnias, that are not responsive to other hypnotics. Fludiazepam Used for the short-term treatment of anxiety disorders. Prazepam For the treatment of anxiety disorders. Etizolam Indicated for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder with depression, panic disorder and insomnia. Medazepam Not Annotated Doxefazepam Not Annotated Lormetazepam For the treatment of short-term insomnia Nordazepam An intermediate in the metabolism of DIAZEPAM to OXAZEPAM. It may have actions similar to those of diazepam. Adinazolam For the treatment of anxiety and status epilepticus. Halazepam Used to relieve anxiety, nervousness, and tension associated with anxiety disorders. Ethyl loflazepate Not Available Cloxazolam Used primarily as an anti-anxiety agent. Typically used short term, and may be given as a single dose of up to 100mcg/kg to reduce anxiety and tension experienced prior to... Clotiazepam For the treatment of anxiety disorders. Ketazolam A long-acting benzodiazepine used to manage anxiety and insomnia. Cinolazepam For the management of anxiety disorders or for the short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety or anxiety associated with depressive symptoms. Tofisopam For the treatment of anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. Brotizolam Brotizolam is indicated for 2-4 weeks in the treatment of severe or debilitating insomnia. Pinazepam Not Annotated Loprazolam Loprazolam is an imidazobenzodiazepine with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. It is indicated for the short-term treatment of insomnia including difficulty in falling asleep and/or frequent... Quazepam A long -acting benzodiazepine used to manage insomnia. Oxazepam acetate Not Annotated Cinazepam Not Annotated Benzodiazepine Benzodiazepine is under investigation for the prevention of Delirium and C.Surgical Procedure; Cardiac. Benzodiazepine has been investigated for the treatment of Obesity, Sleep Apnea, Obstructive, and Disorders of Gallbladder, Biliary... Bentazepam Not Annotated Mexazolam A benzodiazepine indicated to treat anxiety with or without psychoneurotic conditions. Remimazolam An ultra short-acting benzodiazepine used for the induction and maintenence of procedural sedation during short procedures.
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