Meaning of oxazepam in English:

oxazepam

Pronunciation /ˌɒkˈseɪzɪpam/ /ɒkˈsazɪpam/

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noun

Pharmacology
  • A drug of the benzodiazepine group, used to treat anxiety states and insomnia; 7-chloro-1,3-dihydro-3-hydroxy-5-phenyl-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one, C₁₅ H₁₁ ClN₂ O₂.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal Pharmaceutical Science. From oxy- + -azepam.