PSYCHOLEPTICS


Diazepam

N05

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N05 – PSYCHOLEPTICS

N05B – ANXIOLYTICS

N05BA – Benzodiazepine derivatives

 

Diazepam is a medication of the benzodiazepine family and belongs to anatomical group Nervous System.

 

Therapeutic indication

Medication that typically produces a calming effect. It is commonly used to treat a range of conditions including anxiety, alcohol withdrawal syndrome, benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome, muscle spasms, seizures, trouble sleeping, and restless legs syndrome.

ATC Code N05BA01.


Zolpidem

N05

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N05 – PSYCHOLEPTICS

N05C – HYPNOTICS AND SEDATIVES

N05CF – Benzodiazepine related drugs

 

Zolpidem is an hypnotic and sedative medicine and belongs to anatomical group Nervous System.

Therapeutic indication

Zolpidem is a prescription medication used for the treatment of insomnia and some brain disorders.

Zolpidem has not adequately demonstrated effectiveness in maintaining sleep, unless delivered in a controlled-release (CR) form. However, it is effective in initiating sleep.

ATC Code N05CF02.


Lorazepam

N05

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N05 – PSYCHOLEPTICS

N05B – ANXIOLYTICS

N05BA – Benzodiazepine derivatives

 

Lorazepam is an anxiolitic of therapeutical subgroup “Psycholeptics” that belongs to group N “Nervous System”.

Therapeutic indication

Lorazepam is a high-potency, intermediate-duration, benzodiazepine medicine, often used to treat anxiety disorders. Lorazepam has all six intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiety, anterograde amnesia, sedation/hypnosis, anticonvulsion, antiemesis and muscle relaxation. Lorazepam is used for the short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, acute seizures including status epilepticus, and sedation of hospitalized patients, as well as sedation of aggressive patients.

ATC Code N05BA06.


Alprazolam

N05

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N05 – PSYCHOLEPTICS

N05B – ANXIOLYTICS

N05BA – Benzodiazepine derivatives
Alprazolam is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine class of psychoactive drugs and belongs to Anatomical Group Nervous System.

Therapeutic indication

Anxiolytic, sedative, hypnotic, skeletal muscle relaxant, anticonvulsant, and amnestic properties. Alprazolam is commonly used  for the medical treatment of panic disorder, and anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) or social anxiety disorder (SAD).

ATC Code N05BA12.


Aripiprazole

N05

 

N – NERVOUS SYSTEM

N05 – PSYCHOLEPTICS

N05A – ANTIPSYCHOTICS

N05AX – Other antipsychotics

 

Therapeutic indication

Aripiprazole is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults and in adolescents aged 15 years and older.

Aripiprazole is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe manic episodes in Bipolar I Disorder and for the prevention of a new manic episode in adults who experienced predominantly manic episodes and whose manic episodes responded to aripiprazole treatment.