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Hypnotics and Sedatives

Known as: Sedative and Hypnotic, sedatives hypnotics, hypnotics sedatives 
A drug that calms and soothes, and reduces stress and tension. Tranquilizers are used to treat anxiety and insomnia.
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Review
2018
Review
2018
In this paper, the authors review the history of the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder, from the first nonspecific… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for falls in community stroke survivors. DATA SOURCES A comprehensive search for… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Abstract Introduction: This is the 35th Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ (AAPCC) National… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sedative medications are widely used in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Structured assessment of sedation and agitation is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background Continuous infusions of sedative drugs in the intensive care unit may prolong the duration of mechanical ventilation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Clinical, genetic, and neuropsychopharmacological studies of developmental factors in alcoholism are providing a better… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
with compete loss of memory, difficulty with motor movements and speaking. Can produce physical and psychological dependence… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Publisher Summary This chapter focuses on the effects of hypnotics and sedatives. Chlormethiazole is widely used as a hypnotic… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Diazepam, a potent minor tranquilizer, binds with high affinity to a specific benzodiazepine receptor that occurs exclusively in… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Alphaxalone-alphadolone (Althesin), diluted and administered as a controlled infusion, was used as a sedative for 30 patients in… Expand