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diazepam

[dī′az·ə‚pam]
(pharmacology)
C16H13ClN2O A benzodiazepine with a melting point of 125-126°C; used as a minor tranquilizer to relieve muscle spasms, anxiety, and tension. Also known by trade name Valium.
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Officers recovered two kilos of cocaine from the boot of Gardner's car and later found nine kilos of cannabis resin, one-and-a-half kilos of amphetamines and 200 Diazepan tablets at his house.
Brian explains: "Gail's mother tells her about the Diazepan that's been in the cupboard, but it doesn't really click and she just thinks that she's a bit mad.
Dr Carr, who qualified in 1950, denies irresponsibly prescribing large quantities of antidepressant drugs including Diazepan and Prozac to Miss A between May 1995 and into 1996, when she was his patient.