Tranquilizing Agents D014149

Description

A traditional grouping of drugs said to have a soothing or calming effect on mood, thought, or behavior. Included here are the ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS (minor tranquilizers), ANTIMANIC AGENTS, and the ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS (major tranquilizers). These drugs act by different mechanisms and are used for different therapeutic purposes.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (3)

Anti-Anxiety Agents
4 approved drugs

Antipsychotic Agents
13 drugs (10 approved, 3 experimental)


Phase 4 Indicated Drugs (1)

Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (1)

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