Benzodiazepines are used for sedation and to treat anxiety, panic disorder, alcohol addiction, epilepsy, insomnia, musculoskeletal conditions, spasticity, and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. They work by slowing down the central nervous system and relaxing muscles.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Benzodiazepines

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Xanax
(alprazolam)
7
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Alprazolam (Niravam, Xanax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat anxiety and panic attacks. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic alprazolam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Niravam
(alprazolam)
7
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Alprazolam (Niravam, Xanax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat anxiety and panic attacks. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic alprazolam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Klonopin
(clonazepam)
7
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Clonazepam (Klonopin) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat panic disorder. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic clonazepam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Ativan
(lorazepam)
8
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Lorazepam (Ativan) is an inexpensive drug used to treat anxiety. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in both brand and generic forms. Generic lorazepam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Valium
(diazepam)
8
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DIAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal, relax muscles, and treat certain types of seizures.
Restoril
(temazepam)
9
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TEMAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to help you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.
Halcion
(triazolam)
33
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TRIAZOLAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to sleep. It is only for short-term use, and should generally be used for no more than 2 to 3 weeks.
Xanax XR
(alprazolam er)
15
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ALPRAZOLAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.
chlordiazepoxide
11
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CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.
Tranxene
(clorazepate)
55
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CLORAZEPATE is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety. It also used to treat alcohol withdrawal and certain types of seizures.
oxazepam
45
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OXAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and nervousness. It also can help treat alcohol withdrawal.
Onfi
919
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CLOBAZAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat seizures due to Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in combination with other anti-seizure medicines.
flurazepam
18
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FLURAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.
Diastat Acudial
(diazepam gel)
137
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DIAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat certain types of seizures.
estazolam
19
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ESTAZOLAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.
midazolam
109
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MIDAZOLAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to cause relaxation or sleep before surgery and to block memory of the procedure.
quazepam
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Quazepam is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.
Doral
653
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Quazepam is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat insomnia. This medicine helps you to fall asleep and sleep through the night.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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