glutethimide


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glutethimide

(ɡluːˈtɛθɪˌmaɪd)
n
(Medicine) med a compound with hypnotic properties
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Noun1.glutethimide - sedative (trade name Doriden) used to treat some sleep disorders
depressant, downer, sedative, sedative drug - a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
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The medications mentioned prominently in 1976 included among others, Flurazepam, triazolam, chloral hydrate, amylobarbitone, methaqualone, glutethimide, pentobarbital, methyprylone, secobarbital, tryptophan, meprobamate, and the old standby, diphenhydramine.
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Before the introduction of benzodiazepines, anxiety disorders were treated either with the barbiturates or related drugs such as meprobomate and glutethimide.