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.

Antianxiety and sedative medications

100

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

Benzodiazepines

100

Oxazepam

Serax

100

Lunesta

Eszopiclone

100

15mg-100mg per day

Librium

200

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

Antianxiety and sedative drugs

200

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

Rebound anxiety

200

Buspar

Buspirone

200

Ambien

Zolpidem

200

0.5mg - 6mg per day

Xanax

300

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

antianxiety and sedative-hypnotics

300

Have the most specific effect on anxiety

antianxiety drugs

300

Lorazepam

Ativan

300

Restoril

Temazepam

300

500mg - 2000mg per day

Noctec

400

Used in treatment of agitation and to facilitate sleep

sedative-hypnotic drugs

400

If an increase in anxiety before the next dose is noticed

The physician should be consulted

400

Clonazepam

Klonopin

400

Flurazepam

Dalmane

400

0.125mg - 0.5mg per day

Triazolam

500

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

Drug's half-life

500

The most common type of antianxiety drug

Benzodiazepines

500

Valium

Diazepam

500

Diphenhydramine

Benadryl

500

20mg - 60mg per day

Prazepam
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