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 Definition A family of drugs affecting benzodiazepine, gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), and sometimes other brain receptors; wide range of applications including anxiety, anticonvulsants, musculoskeletal spasticity [d] [e]
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I had not been familiar with Benzodiazepinones as a subclass, and I discover that some members of the group, such as anthramycin (which I removed) have dermatologic or antineoplastic uses, but do not have the neuropsychiatric effects generally associated with BZDs. Are we adding value by mentioning this subclass? Howard C. Berkowitz 20:38, 4 June 2010 (UTC)