Sentence Examples


  • Initially the patient is placed in a dark, quiet room and given a sedative, usually a drug in the benzodiazepine family, through direct injection into a vein (IV) in an effort to reduce muscle spasms.
  • The medication falls in the benzodiazepine class of drugs, which means it acts as a tranquilizer in the body and produces sedentary and relaxing feelings.
  • In some severe cases, a pediatrician may prescribe a benzodiazepine tranquilizer, such as diazepam, known to suppress the stage four level of deep sleep.
  • Clonazepam, clorazepate, and diazepam are members of the benzodiazepine group of drugs and are best known for their use as tranquilizers.
  • The herb does not cause sleepiness upon waking, and can be helpful for anyone attempting to wean off benzodiazepine medications.