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Oxazepam

Also known as Serax


Oxazepam (marketed in English speaking countries under the following brand names Alepam, Medopam, Murelax, Noripam, Opamox, Ox-Pam, Purata, Serax and Serepax, as Vaben in Israel, and as Sobril and Oxascand in Sweden and as Sobril and Alopam in Norway and Zaxpam in India ), is a drug which is a short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine derivative. Oxazepam is a benzodiazepine used extensively since the 1960s for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia and in the control of symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. It is a metabolite of diazepam, prazepam and temazepam. Oxazepam has moderate amnesic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, hypnotic, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties compared to other benzodiazepines.

Source: Wikipedia

DEA Class 2 meaning a high potential for abuse, less abuse potential than Schedule I drugs, with use potentially leading to severe psychological or physical dependence.

Estimated Total Cost: $28.66 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed oxazepam to treat alcohol abuse, abusing alcohol, anxiety, and drug abuse.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take oxazepam if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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