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clonazepam

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noun clo·naz·e·pam \klō-ˈna-zə-ˌpam\

Definition of clonazepam

  1. :  a benzodiazepine C15H10ClN303 used especially as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy



Origin of clonazepam

chlor- + phenyl + -azepam (as in diazepam)


First Known Use: 1970


Medical Dictionary

clonazepam

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noun clo·naz·e·pam \(ˌ)klō-ˈnaz-ə-ˌpam\

Medical Definition of clonazepam

  1. :  a benzodiazepine C15H10ClN3O3 used to prevent or control seizures especially in the treatment of epilepsy and to reduce anxiety in the treatment of panic disorder




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