Diclazepam (Ro5-3448), also known as chlorodiazepam and 2'-chloro-diazepam, is a benzodiazepine and functional analog of diazepam. It was first synthesized by Leo Sternbach and his team at Hoffman-La Roche in 1960. It is not currently approved for use as a medication, but rather sold as an unscheduled substance.
What is Diclazepam used for?
It is commonly described as being used to self-medicate anxiety, as a sleep aid or to self-manage benzodiazepine and stimulant withdrawal. Diclazepam has long-acting effects, with reports of people having “blacked out” for many days after use. It is considered have lower recreational value than other benzodiazepines