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alprazolam (Xanax)
most commonly prescribed

habit forming
tx: 1) anxiety
2) panic attacks
lorazepam (Ativan)
most commonly used benzodiazepines
tx: 1) anxiety
2) DT withdrawals
3) status epilepticus
clonazepam (Klonopin)
an adjunct in seizure trmt.
tx: 1) absence seizures
temazepam (Restoril)
diazepam (Valium)
occassionally used before surgery

IV for status epilepticus
triazolam (Halcion)
one of the 1st benzodiazepines on the market

rapid action / short duration due to rapid absorption and metabolism
used for inducing sleep
midazolam (Versed)
IV before surgery

produces sedation and amnesia
flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)
10x as strong as Valium

not legal in US
aka "roofies" - date rape