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| Alprazolam (Xanax)||0.5 mg
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| [[Alprazolam]] (Xanax)||0.5 mg
 
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| Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)||25 mg
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| [[Chlordiazepoxide]] (Librium)||25 mg
 
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| Diazepam (Valium)||5 mg
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| [[Diazepam]] (Valium)||5 mg
 
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| Flurazepam (Dalmane)||15 mg
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| [[Flurazepam]] (Dalmane)||15 mg
 
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| Lorazepam (Ativan)||1 mg
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| [[Lorazepam]] (Ativan)||1 mg
 
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| Midazolam (Versed)||5 mg
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| [[Midazolam]] (Versed)||5 mg
 
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| Oxazepam (Serax)||15 mg
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| [[Oxazepam]] (Serax)||15 mg
 
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Revision as of 21:52, 19 December 2014

Background

  • Class of GABA Receptor Agonists
  • Binding results in inhibition of neuronal firing

Equivalent Oral Doses

Generic (Trade Name) Oral Dose
Alprazolam (Xanax) 0.5 mg
Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) 25 mg
Diazepam (Valium) 5 mg
Flurazepam (Dalmane) 15 mg
Lorazepam (Ativan) 1 mg
Midazolam (Versed) 5 mg
Oxazepam (Serax) 15 mg

Uses

See Also

Sources