alprazolam


al·praz·o·lam

noun \al-ˈpra-zə-ˌlam\

Definition of ALPRAZOLAM

:  a benzodiazepine tranquilizer C17H13ClN4 used especially to treat mild to moderate anxiety

Origin of ALPRAZOLAM

alprazol- (perhaps from rearrangement of letters in triazole — compound with a ring composed of two carbon and three nitrogen atoms — and benzodiazepine) + -am (as in diazepam)
First Known Use: 1973

al·praz·o·lam

noun \al-ˈpraz-ə-ˌlam\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALPRAZOLAM

: a benzodiazepine tranquilizer C17H13ClN4 used especially in the treatment of mild to moderate anxiety—see xanax

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