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The administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep,
  1. The administering of a sedative drug to produce a state of calm or sleep
    • - he was distraught with grief and under sedation

  1. a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
  2. (sedative) a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
  3. (sedative) ataractic: tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
  4. Sedation is a medical procedure involving the administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical procedure or diagnostic procedure. Drugs which can be used for sedation include propofol, etomidate, ketamine, fentanyl and midazolam.
  5. A sedative (variant names, tranquilizer or tranq) is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
  6. The act of sedating, especially by use of sedatives
  7. (sedative) An agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep; Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing
  8. (Sedative) reduces nervous tension; usually stronger than a calmative.
  9. (Sedative) An agent that reduces functional activity; calming.
  10. (Sedative) is a depressant which acts on the central nervous system to relieve anxiety and induce calmness/sleep (eg, barbiturates, benzodiazepines).
  11. (Sedative) Herbs that quiet the nervous system: valerian, scullcap, passion flower, wood betony, chamomile, catnip.
  12. (Sedative) An agent that calms nervousness, irritability, and excitement. In general, sedatives depress the central nervous system and tend to cause sluggishness and reduced mental activity.
  13. (Sedative) Sedatives relax, soothe and tranquilize to relieve anxiety, stress, irritability and are effective as sleep aids.
  14. (Sedative) relaxes and/or induces sleep
  15. (sedative) a type of medication used to reduce pain and anxiety, and create a state of relaxation.
  16. (Sedative) quiets nerve action and promotes sleep.
  17. (SEDATIVE) Avoidance of painful or difficult feelings; an attempt to relieve anxiety, fear, guilt or grief / (see DRUG, MEDICINE, PILL)
  18. (Sedative) A compound that calms the nervous system and reduces stress and anxiety. Phenobarbital is an example of a prescription medicament for this purpose. Diphenhydramine is an example of a nonprescription sedative, and valerian and skullcap are examples of herbs used for this purpose.
  19. (Sedative) A drug that decreases CNS activity; a calming agent.
  20. (Sedative) A medicine used to produce a feeling of calmness, relieve anxiety, or aid sleep.
  21. (Sedative) Agent that tends to tranquilize, calm, allay nervousness or irritation
  22. (Sedative) Calms the nerves, allays excitement, induces relaxation, and is conducive to sleep.
  23. (Sedative) Diminishes vital functions.
  24. (Sedative) Herbs that allay excitement of functional activities of an organ or body part. These herbs influence the circulation, reducing nervous expenditure. A list of Sedative herbs is available.
  25. (Sedative) Like nervines these herbs calm the nervous system but with more of a tranquilizer effect. They can help soothe aching muscles and induce sleep. Probably not a good idea to take these with alcohol and know how they will affect you before you drive or operate machinery.