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03 Apr 2014

Diazepam and alaprazolam both fall in the category of drugs that are known as Benzodiazepine drugs. Basically these are medications that are regarded as the sedative hypotonics, which are generally prescribed to those patients who are suffering from anxiety on short term basis. These drugs are also used in following conditions

  • pre-operative sedation,
  • management of alcohol withdrawal,
  • treatment of some seizure disorders

Also, they work as muscle relaxants. It is worth mentioning that doctors share the combined opinion that these drugs should not be prescribed for long term use as the patients can develop addiction of them, which not at all is a good sign.

In this section we will try to present a comparison of both of...