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Definition of "oxazepam" [oxazepam]

  • A tranquilizing drug, C15H11ClN2O2, related to benzodiazepine and used especially in the treatment of insomnia and alcohol withdrawal. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oxazepam" in a sentence
  • "One study compared passionflower with a drug called oxazepam, which is similar to Valium or Ativan."
  • "He knows about the studies that show how oxazepam works better at treating anxiety if the tablet is green, and better for depression if yellow."
  • "And the other drug belongs to the oxazepam (ph) family."