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Diazepam

Brand names: AZEPIUM DIAPINE DIAPO DIASTAT GEWACALM KRATIUM PSYCHOPAX REMEDIUM STESOLID VALIUM VALTOCO

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Diazepam
N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05B Anxiolytics → N05BA Benzodiazepine derivatives

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