STUN GUN A man shoots a tranquilliser
dart on a street in Tbilisi to put a hippo to sleep, above.
Q I've read in the newspaper that tranquillisers
can bring on Alzheimer's.
I am sickened at how they dealt with this matter and hope that tranquilliser
training will now be introduced to resolve similar matters in future.
We found the female first and subdued her with a tranquilliser
gun but the male took longer to find and bring back," a zoo spokesman said.
The most popular tranquilliser
, bensedin, can be purchased with the aid of moderate acting skills from most pharmacies in Belgrade outside the centre.
In low doses, ketamine is used as a tranquilliser
for horses but in recreational doses of up to 200 times the medical dose it can cause heart or lung failure.
- which was launched by Swiss pharmaceutical company Hoffmann-La Roche in 1963 - was once one of the world's most widely prescribed drugs, and was associated with the acceptable, suburban face of drug-taking.
In those days doctors used to prescribe all the minor tranquillisers
like valium to stop the alcoholism.
At the time she was hesitant to take the tranquilliser
but says she was assured it would help her to sleep, enabling her to take better care of her children.
use among medical card holders has TRIPLED since 1996.
Anti-depressants are not addictive, tranquillisers
A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive but subsequent tests showed his body contained a fatal level of the tranquilliser
and anti-depressant amitriptyline.
BRAVE asthma sufferer Finlay Benzie is lucky to be alive - thanks to a drug more commonly used as a horse tranquilliser
CITA-the Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser
Addiction now known as the Council for Information on Tranquillisers
and Anti-depressants - was born from the belief that tranquilliser
addiction should be handled separately from, and not linked to, the problems of opiate addiction or alcohol abuse.
CITA (Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser