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  • n. Excessive sedation

Etymologies

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over- +‎ sedation

Examples

  • "That's probably from oversedation," the doctor said, and the nurse -- who'd been pushing small amounts of Fentanyl whenever the patient started to come to -- looked stricken.

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  • Common class-wide side effects include oversedation, teratogenicity, exacerbation of depression, anxiety, and weight fluctuation.

    JAMA current issue

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