[ UK /sˈɛdətˌɪv/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛdətɪv/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛdətɪv/ ]
tending to soothe or tranquilize
took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed
valium has a tranquilizing effect
- a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
How To Use sedative In A Sentence
- The helicopter then touches down so that the same man, known as a mugger, can dash in and use a syringe to administer a mild sedative to the animal. Craigdailypress.com stories
- The only treatment is symptomatic and supportive therapy and using sedatives to control convulsions.
- However, in contrast, patients were more likely to receive sedatives and local anesthetic agents if they had no pain before the procedure.
- The second-generation antihistamines were developed principally to avoid sedative actions.
- An important medicinal herb, known for its sedative properties. Planning the Organic Herb Garden
- The participants were 13 undergraduate or graduate students who were each exposed to three conditions sedative music (SM), excitative music (EM), and no music (NM) on different days.
- Research has shown that the flower of the mimosa tree has a sedative effect.
- The side effects of sedatives and calming drugs like Prozac used for destructive, anxious and fearful pets make animals sleepy or lethargic.
- Doctors prescribed sedatives, painkillers and rest, and advised sufferers to pull themselves together.
- Lundbeck, which manufactures the drug in the US under the tradename Nembutal, now demands that its US distributors sign an agreement stating that they will not make pentobarbital, which is a sedative with a wide range of uses, available for prisons using it for lethal injections. Troy Davis case brings calls for execution drug controls