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  • n. Plural form of sedative.


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  • The sedatives were a fortunate anesthetic that dulled the physical abuse.

    Blue Rage, Black Redemption

  • To him those waiting for death who sought non-failing amusement in the waves which acted as their sedatives were a lost and lifeless abhorrence.

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  • These substances have by physicians been called sedatives: and though the existence of such bodies is denied by Dr. Brown, yet we are constrained to admit them; nor do their effects seem incapable of being explained on the principle laid down, especially if we call in the aid of chemistry.

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  • The most commonly used drugs identified in drug-related suicides were psychoactive drugs, such as sedatives and antidepressants, followed by opiates and prescription pain medications (WONDER 2007).


  • It generally subsides by the use of family remedies, such as sedatives, astringents, and palliative diets.

    Philosophy of Osteopathy

  • The spa can't dispense medication, such as sedatives and pain pills.

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  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A U.S. study found some doctors regularly prescribe active drugs such as sedatives and antibiotics as placebo treatments.

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  • Many rheumatologists and general internal medicine physicians in the US say they regularly prescribe "placebo treatments" including active drugs such as sedatives and antibiotics, but rarely admit they are doing so to their patients, according to a study on

    Scientific Blogging

  • Fine testified that even if Smith was prescribed 1,500 pills in one month for pain, it did not mean she was an addict – that clinical factors had to be considered as well as her high tolerance for opiates and sedatives.

    Anna Nicole Smith Verdicts Will Resonate For Doctors, Patients Using Prescription Pain Medicine

  • Certain heart medications, blood pressure-lowering drugs, muscle relaxants, sedatives and other drugs can make incontinence worse.

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