Hypnotic agent

Hypnotic agent

A drug capable of inducing a hypnotic state.
Mentioned in: Anesthesia, General
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And some patients prefer the ease of using a hypnotic agent to the commitment required by CBT-I.
Zolpidem, a benzodiazepine receptor agonist, is a preferred hypnotic agent for insomnia because of its low risk for abuse and daytime sedation.
Propofol is a popular sedative hypnotic agent which is commonly used for induction of general anesthesia in the operating room (OR) and sedation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Nonelderly individuals may benefit from a short-term course of a prescription hypnotic agent, but they should be cautioned about the potential for dependence and the avoidance of daily use.
Some of the prescription drugs which were taken include antipsychotic medication Olanzapine, hypnotic agent Zopiclone, which is used in the treatment of insomnia, antidepressant Sertraline and Procyclidine, which blocks the effects of certain chemicals in the brain.
Police found traces of mephedrone, which is a synthetic stimulant, and a bottle which had contained GBL, which can be an anaesthetic and hypnotic agent but which taken in large amounts can cause respiratory failure.
Police found traces of mephedrone, which is a synthetic stimulant and a bottle which had contained GBL, which can be an anaesthetic and hypnotic agent but which taken in large amounts can cause respiratory failure.
In the house oY=cers found traces of Mephedrone, which is a synthetic stimulant, on a chopping board and a bottle which had contained GBL, which can be an anaesthetic and hypnotic agent but which taken in large amounts can cause respiratory failure.
Propofol is a hypnotic agent without anaesthetic properties.
The effect of adding an ultra short-acting synthetic opioid, such as remifentanil, to the hypnotic agent on seizure duration is controversial (4-7).
The study replicated and extended well known results regarding the effect of the hypnotic agent benzodiazepine alprazolam on brain electrical activity, electroencephalogram (EEG), in healthy subjects.