anxiolytic medication

anxiolytic medication (angk´sē-ōlit´ik),

n a drug used to decrease emotional stress or anxiety. Also called
antianxiety agent.
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I have a reputation to protect--a reputation that includes anxiolytic medication and alcohol.
She was started on an anxiolytic medication, and she underwent counseling for panic disorder at the recommendation of the psychiatry service.
In four patients (3 and 1) treatment was stopped because of symptom aggravation necessitating a change in anxiolytic medication.
RESULTS: The introduction of hypnosis, supplemented by little or no opioids, resulted in excellent pain control, absence of need for supplemental anxiolytic medication, shortened length of wound care, and a positive staff response over a 14-day period.
And despite my qualms, every two weeks I refilled the cocktail of anxiolytic medications that kept him "under control.
Antidepressant and anxiolytic medications were reported to be moderately useful adjunctive treatments.
Utilization of common analgesic and anxiolytic medications by registered First Nations residents of western Canada.