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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


midazolam hydrochloride  listen  (mih-DAY-zoh-lam HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A drug used to treat anxiety and tension and to relax muscles. It is also being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by some cancer treatments. It is a type of benzodiazepine. Also called midazolam and Versed.