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short-acting benzodiazepine
intermediate-acting benzodiazepines
ativan, xanax, restoril
long-acting benzodiazepines
librium, valium, dalmane
xanax (alprazolam), librium (chlordiazepoxide), klonopin (clonazepam), valium (diazepam), ativan (lorazepam), serex (oxazepam)
benzodiazepine side effects
drowsiness, incoorsination, slow reflexes, confusion, double vision, hypotension, constipation, urinary retention
benzodiazepine dependence
user needs usual or increased dose to prevent onset of abstinence
benzodiazepine tolerance
user needs increasing amounts to achieve same effect
benzodiazepine withdrawal
physical s/sx that occur when the addictive substance is reduced ot withheld
Other anxiety drugs
inderal (propranolol), anafranil (clomipramine), tofranil (imipramine), desyrel (trazadone), SSRIs (prozac, luvox. paxil, zoloft for OCD or panic attacks