midazolam

Pronunciation: (mih-DAY-zoh-lam)

A drug used to treat anxiety and tension and to relax muscles. It is also being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by some cancer treatments. It is a type of benzodiazepine. Also called midazolam hydrochloride and Versed.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

2007-10-04