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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 ...

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 drugs that inhibit the function of the central nervous system ( CNS) and are among the most widely used drugs in the world.

Examples of Depressants: Types, Effects and Risks | New Health ...

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Depressants are drugs that slow down or depress your body's function, particularly your central nervous system (CNS). Because of these relaxing or quieting ...

Depressants: Types, Examples & Facts - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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May 14, 2015 ... Explore the class of drugs known as depressants in this lesson. Learn more about the different kinds of depressants, how they are used in the...

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, ...

Substance Abuse (Depressants or Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs ...

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Sedative-hypnotic drugs — commonly called "depressants" — slow down or " depress" the activity of the brain. The best known…

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Types of drug

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There are different types of drugs, and they have different effects on the body. Tobacco ... depressant, slows down brain activity, alcohol, solvents, temazepam.

Central Nervous System Depressants - Drug and Alcohol Rehab Asia

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Depressants are a class of drug which slow down brain functioning. They do this by depressing the central nervous system (CNS). This sedative quality of these ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Drugs Campaign - Depressants

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