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Benzodiazepines is a class of man-made drugs prescribed to treat anxiety, nervousness, panic attacks, seizures, muscle spasms, and insomnia. Examples of benzodiazepines include alprazolam (Xanax), clobazam (Onfi), clonazepam (Klonopin), clorazepate (Tranxene), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), diazepam (Valium), estazolam (Prosom), lorazepam (Ativan), oxazepam (Serax), temazepam (Restoril) triazolam (Halcion). Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, storage, and pregnancy safety should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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