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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 You Need to Know About Drugs: Depressants - KidsHealth

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Depressants are a dangerous drug if used the wrong way. Find out more in this article for kids.

Drugs Campaign - Depressants

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

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...

Central Nervous System Depressants - Drug and Alcohol Rehab ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Drug Fact Sheets: Depressants - 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®) ...

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, ...

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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 ...

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.