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se·date

(sĕ-dāt'),
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
[L. sedatus; see sedation]

sedate

(sĭ-dāt′)
tr.v. se·dated, se·dating, se·dates
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.

se·date

(sĕ-dāt')
To bring under the influence of a sedative.
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"Physicians should consider the potential risks when prescribing sedating antihistamines as adjunctive treatment for atopic dermatitis," Dr.
'When I arrived for night duty, I found day staff sedating patients early to fit in with staff shortages and I was ordered to supervise two wards separated by locked doors and corridors.
The inquest heard yesterday from Elizabeth Macdonald, then radiography department manager, who said she had passed a message to Nurse Aru, telling her to call a doctor if Jake needed sedating.
One problem with some OTC antihistamines is that they are sedating in some individuals, whereas the newer generation of antihistamines, such as Claritin and Allegra, are less sedating.
Frequently used classes of medications at TSC include benzodiazepines, sedating antidepressants, imidazopyridines and over the counter drugs.
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): A researcher from Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) has raised concerns over the increasing number of patients complaining "sexual hallucinations" while under the influence of sedating drugs.
This figure rises to 70% if they are taking a sedating anti-histamine treatment, which can cause drowsiness.
"One possible explanation for these findings is that the emergency medicine and critical care-trained physicians have a higher comfort level with sedating patients that are so-called difficult to sedate," Dr.
Health Secretary John Reid has been urged to clamp down on doctors sedating elderly care home residents, after Birmingham's coroner announced he was investigating the deaths of 16 pensioners in a nursing home.
THE nurse at Alder Hey Children's Hospital who gave a toddler the wrong injection had been told to page a doctor if she thought the child needed sedating, an inquest heard yesterday.
The practice of sedating horses from the royal stables before major events, such as Trooping the Colour, is backed by The Queen.