clorazepate

clorazepate

[klaw-raz-uh-peyt, kloh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a benzodiazepine, C 16 H 13 ClN 2 O 4 , used in the treatment of chronic anxiety states and as an adjunct in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal.

Origin:
c(h)lor-2 + azep(ine) + -ate2

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