Sentence Examples


  • Xanax, or alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine that is occasionally used to treat severe and acute anxiety or anxiety disorders.
  • The drug is a "benzodiazepine", also known as a tranquilizer.
  • 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.