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barbital a derivative of barbituric acid, used as a sedative.
benzodiazepine any of a class of drugs containing a benzene ring that acts as a sedative and muscle relaxant.
bromide potassium bromide, sometimes used as a sedative. [1/4 definitions]
chloral hydrate a colorless crystalline compound used mainly as a hypnotic or sedative agent.
depressant a drug that slows down bodily functions; sedative. [1/2 definitions]
hypnotic having the effect of inducing sleep; soporific; sedative. [2/7 definitions]
meperidine a synthetic narcotic compound used as a sedative and a pain reliever.
morphine a drug derived from opium and used as a sedative or anesthetic.
phenobarbital an odorless white crystalline powder that is used as a sedative, hypnotic, and antispasmodic.
Quaalude trademark for the sedative drug methaqualone.
rauwolfia an extract from the root of one of these plants, containing the alkaloid reserpine, used as a tranquilizer and sedative. [1/2 definitions]
scopolamine a thick alkaloid syrup used as a sedative or truth serum, or to dilate the pupil of the eye.
thalidomide a crystalline solid formerly used as a sedative and tranquilizer, withdrawn from the market after having been shown to cause fetal abnormalities when taken by pregnant women.
Thorazine trademark for the sedative drug chlorpromazine.
valerian a drug made from this root, formerly used as a sedative and antispasmodic. [1/2 definitions]