sedatives, barbituratemedical dictionary

Those derivatives of barbituric or thiobarbituric acid that are used as hypnotics or sedatives. The structural class of all such derivatives, regardless of use, is barbiturates.

(12 Dec 1998)

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sedatives, nonbarbituratemedical dictionary

Compounds with diverse chemical and pharmacological properties that have in common the ability to allay excitement and anxiety and at higher concentrations induce sleep.

(12 Dec 1998)

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