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See also: benzodiazépine
benzodiazepine (plural benzodiazepines)
- (pharmacology) Any of a class of psychoactive drugs, structured upon diazepine, used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and other related disorders.
- 2023, Bret Easton Ellis, chapter 1, in The Shards:
- That week we were in the desert I couldn't sleep—perhaps a couple of hours each night at the most even with a steady intake of benzodiazepine.
any of a class of psychoactive drugs
- plural of