General Knowledge
Antianxiety Medication Knowledge
Names of Antianxiety Medications
Names of Sedative-Hypnotic Medications
Average Daily Dose
100

Drugs primarily used to reduce anxiety and chronic over arousal, and to facilitate sleep.

What are antianxiety and sedative medications?
100

In addition to relieving severe symptoms of anxiety, these drugs also relax the muscles and cause mild sedation.

What are benzodiazepines?

100

Oxazepam

What is Serax?

100

Lunesta

What is Eszopiclone?

100

15 mg - 100 mg per day

What is Librium?
200

Used for a variety of different psychiatric disorders, usually in combination with other medications.

What are antianxiety and sedative drugs?

200

As the benzodiazepine level declines in their body, some individuals experience an increase in anxiety.

Rebound anxiety

200

Buspar

What is Buspirone?

200

Ambien

What is Zolpidem?

200

0.5 mg - 6mg per day

What is Xanax?

300

Antianxiety and sedative medications can be divided into 2 broad classes of drugs.

What are antianxiety medications and sedative-hypnotics?

300

Have the most specific effect on anxiety.

What are antianxiety drugs?

300

Lorazepam

What is Ativan?

300

Restoril

What is Temazepam?

300

500 mg - 2000 mg per day

What is Noctec?

400
Used in the treatment of agitation and to facilitate sleep.

What are sedative-hypnotic drugs?

400

If an increase in anxiety before the next dose is noticed.

the physician should be consulted

400

Clonazepam

What is Klonopin?

400

Flurazepam

What is Dalmane?

400

0.125 mg - 0.5 mg per day

What is triazolam?

500

Measured by how long it takes for the body to excrete half of the drug.

What is the drug's half-life?

500

The most common type of antianxiety drug.

What are benzodiazepines?

500

Valium

What is Diazepam?

500

Diphenhydramine

What is Benadryl?

500

20 mg - 60 mg per day

What is prazepam?

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