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Synonyms for Librium

a tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism

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Kelly would spend a week in detox, withdrawing from years of alcohol abuse with the help of librium and clonidine medications.
Other addiction users took charas, opium, alcohol, cocaine, and tranquilizers (e.g., Valium, Librium, Ativan, Diazepam).
In the 1950s, anti-depressants and drugs such as Librium, Thorazine and lithium began to lay the foundation for the modern era of psychiatric medicine.
This drug class includes not only the anti-anxiety compound Valium (generic name diazepam), first marketed in 1965, but its predecessor Librium, discovered in 1955, and the more recently developed sleep aid Halcyon.
Chlordiazepoxide, which has been marketed since 1960 under the trade name Librium, was the first benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety and insomnia.
The first benzodiazepine, chlordiazepoxide (Librium), was synthesized in 1955 by Leo Sternbach while working at Hoffmann--La Roche on the development of tranquilizers.
(3) An additional five percent of Americans are on anti-anxiety drugs, such as Valium and Librium. At least fifteen percent of Americans are on mood-modifying drugs; some studies put it closer to twenty percent.
In tapering benzodiazepines, conventional recommendations are to utilize a stable drug such as Librium or phenobarbital.
She was taking the alcohol withdrawal drug Librium. She had a security guard pinned to her side 24/7.
According to, Mitch Winehouse said that the drug Librium had been found in his daughter's body when she died, Contactmusic reported.
Mitch Winehouse told US talk show host Anderson Cooper that traces of the prescription drug Librium - used to fight anxiety and withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism - were found in her body.
manufacturer of amphetamine and other stimulant drugs, and Hoffman LaRoche, the developers and manufacturers of Librium and Valium, based on meetings David Smith had attended with representatives of both companies.
It didn't, though, take a genius s to predict the tumult and any hedge fund managers worth their gilt edge should have invested heavily in shares of Valium, Beta Blockers and Librium, and so it proved.
Michael Buble, as he was known, exercised his vocal chords until his singing was more potent than a double dose of Valium and Librium, or a clonk on the head with a stonking big hammer.
I was given a course of librium at first to get over my drinking and I've never felt so fit.