a drug with a calming, soothing effect; currently it is usually used to mean an antianxiety agent
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A drug that promotes tranquility by calming, soothing, quieting, or pacifying with minimal sedating or depressant effects.
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tranquillizer (trăng′kwə-līz′ər, trăn′-)
1. Any of various drugs used to reduce tension or anxiety; an antianxiety agent.
2. Any of various drugs used to treat psychotic states; an antipsychotic drug. Not in scientific use.
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tranquilizer A popular term for a sedative or sedative/hypnotic
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A drug that reduces anxiety without sedating or depressant effects.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
A drug that has a calming effect and is used to treat anxiety and emotional tension.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Drug that promotes tranquility by calming, and pacifying with minimal sedation.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
Patient discussion about tranquilizer
Q. can you use zoplidem as tranquilizers is it possible to zolpidem as anti anxiety pills
A. Zolpidem is a medicine for insomnia. it is given only in a really bad case of insomnia. but it will be a little help as an anti anxiety pill. as i said in your first question- there are better medication for anxiety...no need to take Zolpidem.
Q. can you use zoplidem as tranquilizers can you use tramadol in a high dosage for depression as I read that it does have properties to treat depression and anxiety
A. both medications are highly dangerous if taken not according to their instructions. they both need prescription and a doctor observations. and besides, there are much better medications that can help with depression. Tramadol is an opiate so it won't help in the depression department.More discussions about tranquilizer
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