sedative drugs


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Related to sedative drugs: Benzodiazepines, Hypnotic drugs

sedative drugs

A group of drugs that includes antianxiety drugs, sleeping drugs, antipsychotic drugs and some antidepressant drugs. See also HYPNOTIC.
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Future studies should focus on development of sedation protocols that will allow optimal usage of available sedative drugs to meet the increased sedation requirements in this important subgroup of patients.
The data presented are unique and advance our understanding of sedative drug use during ECMO, which is at present very limited.
The patients with infections also received ventilator therapy and sedative drugs longer than the patients with no infection (P<0.
These patients also received sedative drugs and ventilator therapy for longer periods.
Most Irish chemists see fake prescriptions for sedative drugs on a weekly basis and fraud is rife in Ireland, according to Dr Maurice Gueret.
They also cautioned against the use of similar sedative drugs.
Some sedative drugs may not be compatible with hypnotherapy, so it's important to see your GP first.
Rangwani was also questioned by defence counsel, Mr Richard Wakerley QC, about why he had provided powerful sedative drugs to the "hit team".
She added Mr O'Brien's age, the presence of dentures and the combination of alcohol and sedative drugs present were all "risk factors".
Rangwani also supplied the supposed assassins with a picture of her, powerful sedative drugs and a deposit for the "hit".
These tests are frequently-employed methods to evaluate cognition and next-day residual effects of sedative drugs.
ELDERLY people with dementia in nursing homes have twice the risk of dying from certain types of sedative drugs, a Harvard Medical School study found.