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depressants

Used to reduce reactions in the body and relax muscles.
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There are three -- opioids, depressants, and stimulants.
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Depressants, including sedatives and hypnotics, embrace many hydrocarbon solvents, the anesthetics, the harbiturates, chloral hydrate, alcohol, opiates, etc.
Perhaps our huge consumption of anti- depressants might go some way to explain our recent high rating for Ireland as a wonderful place to live on the planet.
London, July 06 (ANI): A survey has found that one in three women are resorting to using anti- depressants at some point in their lives.
At first the former district nurse was prescribed the cheaper tricyclic class of anti- depressants.