Central Nervous System Depressants D002492

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Description

A very loosely defined group of drugs that tend to reduce the activity of the central nervous system. The major groups included here are ethyl alcohol, anesthetics, hypnotics and sedatives, narcotics, and tranquilizing agents (antipsychotics and antianxiety agents).   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (4)

Anesthetics
10 drugs (9 approved, 1 experimental)

Hypnotics and Sedatives
10 approved drugs

Narcotics
28 drugs (23 approved, 5 experimental)

Tranquilizing Agents
2 approved drugs


Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (1)

Other Experimental Indicated Drugs (2)

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