Diazepam

Active ingredient description

Diazepam is a psychotropic substance from the class of 1,4-benzodiazepines with marked properties of suppression of tension, agitation and anxiety as well as sedative and hypnotic effects. In addition, diazepam demonstrates muscle relaxant and anticonvulsive properties. It is used in the short-term treatment of anxiety and tension states, as a sedative and premedicant, in the control of muscle spasm and in the management of alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Diazepam
N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05B Anxiolytics → N05BA Benzodiazepine derivatives
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Medicines

Diazepam is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Australia Hong Kong

Ireland

Lithuania

Cyprus

Poland

Brazil

Finland

Singapore

Singapore

Canada United States

Hong Kong Ireland United Kingdom

Lithuania

Brazil

Austria

Cyprus Hong Kong

Finland

Poland

Austria

Lithuania Poland

Brazil

Lithuania

Poland

Cyprus

Brazil

Hong Kong

Lithuania

Austria Finland Hong Kong Ireland Netherlands

Hong Kong

Australia Brazil Canada France Spain

Australia Hong Kong

United States

Diazepam is also found within below combination drugs:

ANEUROL , ANSIUM , INEUROPE , TEPAZEPAN

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)
US
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)
US
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)
US
Structured Product Labeling (SPL)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

Q3JTX2Q7TU - DIAZEPAM

CAS registry number

439-14-5 - diazepam

SNOMED-CT

387264003 - Diazepam (substance)