Definition

A benzodiazepine that is used in the treatment of ANXIETY DISORDERS.

Description

Prazepam is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a benzodiazepine that is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders. It is a schedule IV drug in the U.S. Prazepam is believed to stimulate GABA receptors in the ascending reticular activating system. Since GABA is inhibitory, receptor stimulation increases inhibition and blocks both cortical and limbic arousal following stimulation of the brain stem reticular formation.

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