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 (ăn′tē-ăng-zī′ĭ-tē, ăn′tī-)
Preventing or reducing anxiety: an antianxiety drug.


acting against anxiety


(ˌæn ti æŋˈzaɪ ɪ ti, ˌæn taɪ-)

tending to prevent or relieve anxiety.


adj ansiolítico, que calma la ansiedad
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Instead they're looking to each other on social media, resulting in a growing number of children using the antianxiety drug Xanax to 'self-medicate' their mental health problems.
A traumatic childhood with a father who went into rages and denigrated her; teen years self-medicating with drugs, alcohol, pills, and risky behaviors; the development of odd and disabling symptoms that defied diagnosis; and later, doctors' prescriptions for antidepressant and antianxiety medications that left her either robotically numb or wind-up-doll jumpy brought Madisyn Taylor to the point where she no longer cared to live.
Discuss with your veterinarian using antianxiety medications if indicated.
Hence, in this study, an effort was made to investigate the antianxiety effect of ethanolic extract of leaves of OS, and also the antianxiety effect was compared with the standard drug diazepam.
Recall that Stephen Paddock, who committed the worst mass shooting in history in Las Vegas recently, is believed to be ideologically unattached and was only probably affected by an antianxiety depression medicine he was taking.
New Hampshire-based Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics announced it is offering virtual reality technology from appliedVR to help alleviate patients' anxiety while they wait for medical procedures--reducing the need for antianxiety medications.
I also tried antianxiety tabs, as well as medicines that fight the side effects of these drugs.
It exhibits antiseizure and antianxiety actions via its effects on synaptic and extrasynaptic GABAA receptors.
The study's authors found the price of Ativan, the company's antianxiety drug, shot up over 2,800% between 2006 and 2015.
The study looks at use of three classes of psychiatric drugs: antidepressants; sedatives, hypnotics and antianxiety medications; and antipsychotics.
The highest rates (greater than 20%) of antianxiety and antidepressant use occurred among patients who were middle aged (those aged 40-64 years), had never married, had three or more chronic health conditions, expected to have a short survival time, or had ovarian or uterine cancer.
An arrest warrant revealed that he arrived at the party "heavily intoxicated" and on the antianxiety drug Xanax.