Vaben - General Information:A benzodiazepine used in the treatment of anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and insomnia. [PubChem]
Other Brand Names containing Oxazepam
Vaben - Pharmacology:
Vaben is believed to stimulate GABA receptors in the ascending reticular activating system. Since GABA is inhibitory, receptor stimulation increases inhibition and blocks both cortical and limbic arousal following stimulation of the brain stem reticular formation.
Vaben for patients
To assure the safe and effective use of oxazepam, patients should be informed that, since benzodiazepines may produce psychological and physical dependence, it is advisable that they consult with their physician before either increasing the dose or abruptly discontinuing this drug.
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