tranquillizers

tranquillizers
'tran·quil·liz·er || 'træŋkwɪlaɪzə(r) n. sedative drug; anything that makes a person or animal calm (also tranquilliser)

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  • Tranquilizer — In pharmacology, a drug that calms and relieves anxiety. The first tranquilizer, chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride (brand name: Librium) received FDA approval in 1960. Tranquillizers range in potency from mild to major, with increasing levels of… …   Medical dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   Medical dictionary

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  • tranquillizer — [[t]træ̱ŋkwɪlaɪzə(r)[/t]] tranquillizers N COUNT (The spellings tranquilizer in American English, and tranquilliser in British English are also used.) A tranquillizer is a drug that makes people feel calmer or less anxious. Tranquillizers are… …   English dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. Antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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