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Central Nervous System Depressants

Known as: CNS Depressants, central depressants nervous system, central depressant nervous system 
A very loosely defined group of drugs that tend to reduce the activity of the central nervous system. The major groups included here are ethyl… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Nigella sativa Linn. (Family-Ranunculaceae) is a widely used medicinal plant throughout India and popular in various Indigenous… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
A series of new 3-[5-substituted phenyl-1,3,4-thiadiazole-2-yl]-2-styryl quinazoline-4(3H)-ones were synthesized and evaluated… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
S. lavandulaefolia Vahl. (Spanish sage) extracts and constituents have demonstrated anticholinesterase, antioxidant, anti… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Over the past decade fatal opioid overdose has emerged as a major public health issue internationally. This paper examines the… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
  • R. Balster
  • Drug and alcohol dependence
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 35418753
It should be apparent from this review that far less is known about the neural basis for inhalant abuse than for other forms of… Expand
Review
1996
Review
1996
The current paper examines critically the literature on deaths attributed to heroin overdose, and examines the characteristics… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
Volatile chemicals used widely as solvents can produce acute effects on the nervous system and behavior after inhalation exposure… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Biochemically, buspirone is unlike the benzodiazepines in that it neither stimulates nor inhibits 3H-benzodiazepine binding, does… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Ethanol is a drug that is classified as a general CNS depressant. Long-term exposure can result in tolerance and physical… Expand
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
  • D. Kupfer
  • Biological psychiatry
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 37399418
Previous investigations have indicated that one of the most consistent EEG sleep findings in depressive patients has been a… Expand