depressant


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Synonyms for depressant

capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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However, this drug is a stimulant, whereas scopolamine is a depressant.
When use of the depressant is not continued at the dose level attained, a physical readjustment must take place.
Melatonin is best for helping to fall asleep, but may not help maintain the slumber, since it is not a depressant.
Conaway, who allegedly was under the influence of a central nervous system depressant, was booked on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Delgadillo said.
At first the former district nurse was prescribed the cheaper tricyclic class of anti- depressants.
The commission also directed LAPD Narcotics Division officers to come up with a public education campaign warning of the danger of the depressant, which detectives said has become a trendy staple of ``rave'' parties in Hollywood and the west San Fernando Valley.
RISING suicide rates could be linked to a massive increase in anti- depressant medication, experts said yesterday.
He was also given depressant as well as anti-depressant drugs.
MORE than 300,000 people were prescribed anti- depressant drugs in 2002, it was revealed last night.