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What is clorazepate (Gen-Xene, Tranxene)?

Clorazepate (Gen-Xene, Tranxene) is an anti-anxiety medication that is prescription only and is tightly regulated as a controlled substance. It is usually prescribed for unpleasant symptoms of anxiety when someone stops drinking alcohol. It has also been used to control seizures. It may be prescribed by a psychiatrist, neurologist, family medicine or internal medicine physician or some other physician practitioner.

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