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Medication Glossary

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Caffeine: a chemical found in many drinks and foods. The negative effects of caffeine include restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, twitching, stomach upset and intoxication.

Chlordiazepoxide: a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Apo-Chlordiazepoxide, Arsitran, Balance, Benpine, Benzodiapin, CDP, Cetabrium, Chlordiazachel, Chlordiazepoxidum, Chuichin, Contol, Diazebrum, Diazepina, Dipoxido, Disarim, Elenium, Epoxide, Equilibrium, H:Tran, Huberplex, Kalbrium, Karmoplex, Klopoxid, Lentotran, Libnum, Librax, Librelease, Libritabs, Librium, Libulin, Lipoxide, Medilium, Mitran, Multum, Neo:Gnostorid, Neuropax, Normide, Nova:Pam, Novopoxide, OCM, Oasil, Omnalio, Paxium, Poxi, Psicofar, Radepur, Raysedan, Reliberan, Reposal, Restocalm, Retcol, Ripolin, Risachief, Risolid, Seren, Servium, Sintesedan, Solium, Spaz-10, Taee, Tensinyl, Tropium, Vapine, Zenecin.

Cholecystokinin (CCK): a tetrapeptide that causes symptoms of panic, especially when injected into people with panic disorder.

Clonazepam: a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Clonex, Iktorivil, Klonopin, Landsen, Lonazep, Rivotril.

Clorazepate: a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Tranxene.

Comedication: the use of a medication to offset the side effects of another medication.

Calmod: see Diazepam

Calmpose: see Diazepam

Cassadan: see Alprazolam

Caudel: see Diazepam

Catecholamines: a class of monoamine hormones and neurotransmitters including dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinepherine that are involved in many functions including autonomic arousal, and the stress responses.

CDP: see Chlordiazepoxide

Celexa: see Citalopram

Centrazepam: see Diazepam

Cerepax: see Temazepam

Cetabrium: see Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazachel: see Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxidum: see Chlordiazepoxide

Chrytemin: see Imipramine

Chuansuan: see Diazepam

Chuichin: see Chlordiazepoxide

Citalopram: a Serotonin Selective Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) medication. Brand name Celexa.

Clobazam: a benzodiazepine medication. Includes brand names such as Frisium.

Clofranil: see Clomipramine

Clomifril: see Clomipramine

Clomipramine: a Tricyclic Antidepressant (TCA) medication that is a potent inhibitor of serotonin reuptake. Includes brand names such as Anafranil, Clofranil, Clomifril, Clopress, Gromin.

Clonex: see Clonazepam

Clopress: see Clomipramine

Consilium: see Diazepam

Consonar: see Brofaromine

Constan: see Alprazolam

Contol: see Chlordiazepoxide

Control: see Lorazepam