- Alprazolam (Xanax)
- Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (Libritabs, Librium, Limbitrol, Lipoxide, Mitran, Reposans-10, Sereen)
- Clonazepam (Klonopin)
- Clorazepate dipotassium (Gen-XENE, Tranxene-T, Tranxene-SD)
- Diazepam (Diastat, Valium, Valrelease, Vazepam)
- Estazolam (ProSom)
- Flurazepam hydrochloride (Dalmane, Durapam)
- Halazepam (Paxipam)
- Lorazepam (Ativan)
- Oxazepam (Serax)
- Quazepam (Doral)
- Temazepam (Razepam, Restoril, Temaz)
- Triazolam (Halcion)
- and others
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