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Depressant - Wikipedia

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A depressant, or central depressant, is a drug that lowers neurotransmission levels, which is to depress or reduce arousal or stimulation, in various areas of the ...

What Are Depressants? Examples & Effects of Depressant Drugs ...

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Other depressants, such as Amytal, Numbutal and Seconal, are classed as barbiturates—drugs that are used as sedatives and sleeping pills. Some of the ...

Depressants - KidsHealth

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Taken medically, depressants help people get through problems like anxiety. But when used as a recreational drug, they can cause problems and affect some of ...

What are CNS depressants? | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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CNS depressants, sometimes referred to as sedatives and tranquilizers, are substances that can slow brain activity. This property makes them useful for treating ...

Prescription Depressant Medications | NIDA for Teens

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However, dependence and addiction are still potential risks when taking prescription depressants. These risks increase when these drugs are abused. Taking ...

Depressant Drug Abuse and Side Effects - Treatment4Addiction

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Drug Side Effects & Withdrawal Symptoms of Depressant Drugs such as Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Valium, Benzodiazepine as well as Alcohol & Muscle ...

What Are Depressants? Drugs Classified as Depressants - Verywell

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Feb 2, 2016 ... Depressants are widely used and inhibit the function of the central nervous system. Learn more about the different types and drug actions.

Drug Fact Sheet - DEA

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Depressants will put you to sleep, relieve anxiety and muscle spasms, and prevent seizures.Barbiturates are older drugs and include butalbital (Fiorina®) ...

Drugs Campaign - Depressants

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Depressants. Sleeping pills, minor tranquillisers. Other names include: Benzos, temazzies, Valium, tranks, sleepers, Serapax, serries, Mandrax, mandies.

The Three Main Categories of Drugs - Ceida HomePage

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For example, even though Cannabis is considered a depressant, in high enough ... Stimulants are drugs that stimulate the brain and central nervous system, ...