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Definitions and Synonyms of sedative drug | Another word for sedative drug | What is sedative drug?

Definition 1: a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for sedative drug in the sense of this definition

(sedative drug is a kind of ...) a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction

(sedative drug is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of sedative drug ) a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive

(... is a kind of sedative drug ) sedative (trade name Doriden) used to treat some sleep disorders

(... is a kind of sedative drug ) a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep

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