tranquilizers


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tranquilizers

A class of drugs ranging from sedatives to antipsychotic drugs.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that the use of opioid painkillers, antipsychotic drugs, antidepressants, and tranquilizers among adults over 65 more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.
WASHINGTON -- Pharmaceutical companies last year manufactured prescription painkillers, tranquilizers, stimulants or sedatives that were used by 119 million Americans age 12 or older, or 44.
HYDERABAD -- A three-member monitoring committee formed by the Additional Commissioner-II Hyderabad conducted raid under supervision of District Health Officer Abdul Jalil Bachani, and sealed two pharmacy stores of Latifabad on charge of having no license of pharmacy and selling tranquilizers to customers.
A survey report said that terrorism putting significant psychological impact on Pakistani nation which is using more tranquilizers during this year than previous one.
RIYADH: ARAB NEWSThe Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has launched an electronic system to control the prescription of mental stimulants and tranquilizers, which will control the mechanism of distribution to beneficiary bodies and health organizations.
The age of anxiety; a history of America's turbulent affair with tranquilizers.
Additionally, our data did not include the amount of the individual's daily dose in use of tranquilizers, which limits our findings as Becker, Fiellin, and Desai (2007) suggest the true prevalence of these behaviors may be higher than our results indicate.
Cecil Levy said he got the four tablets believing the were the popular impotency drug Viagra, when in fact they were class C tranquilizers.
The Age of Anxiety: A History of America's Turbulent Affair with Tranquilizers.
Tramadol-related deaths have been reported in patients with histories of emotional disturbances or suicidal ideation or attempts, and histories of misuse of tranquilizers, alcohol, and other CNS-active drugs, according to the FDA statement.
The revised label also recommends that tramadol tablets be prescribed "with caution" to patients using tranquilizers or antidepressant drugs, patients who abuse alcohol, and those with emotional disturbances or depression.
Hospitalizations for poisoning by prescription opioids, sedatives and tranquilizers in the United States increased by 65 percent from 1999 to 2006, according to a study published in the May, 2010 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.