HyperDic: antianxiety_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression antianxiety drug:
NOUNartifactantianxiety drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquillizer, minor tranquilliser, anxiolytic, anxiolytic druga tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
English > antianxiety drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability.
Synonymsminor tranquilizer, minor tranquillizer, minor tranquilliser, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug
NarrowerbenzodiazepineAny of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants
buspirone, BuSparA drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety
flurazepam, flurazepam hydrochloride, Dalmanetranquilizer (trade name Dalmane) used to treat insomnia
hydroxyzine hydrochloride, hydroxyzine, Atarax, VistarilA drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness
meprobamate, Miltown, Equanil, MeprinA sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety
oxazepam, SeraxA tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal
perphenazine, Triaviltranquilizer and antidepressant (trade name Triavil) sometimes used as an antiemetic for adults
Broadertranquilizer, tranquillizer, tranquilliser, antianxiety agent, ataractic drug, ataractic agent, ataracticA drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
Spanishansiolítico
Catalanansiolític

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