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sedative 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈsedətiv/,
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Promoting calm or inducing sleep,
  1. Promoting calm or inducing sleep
    • - the seeds have a sedative effect
Noun
  1. A drug taken for its calming or sleep-inducing effect


  1. a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
  2. ataractic: tending to soothe or tranquilize; "valium has a tranquilizing effect"; "took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed"
  3. (sedation) a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
  4. A sedative (variant names, tranquilizer or tranq) is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
  5. 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.
  6. An agent or drug that sedates, having a calming or soothing effect, or inducing sleep; Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing
  7. (Sedatives) Depressant drug that acts on the central nervous system.
  8. (Sedatives) compounds tending to calm, and reduce nervousness or excitement and foster sleep.
  9. (Sedatives) Drugs that promote sleep, suppress anxiety, and relax muscles; the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) classification includes benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and other types of CNS depressants.
  10. (Sedatives) A drug administered to ease anxiety, these are usually injected. They do not provide pain relief and are not commonly used unless the patient is in very early labor and still has irregular contractions.
  11. (Sedatives) Controlled substances used to promote sedation in smaller doses and to promote sleep in larger doses.
  12. (Sedatives) Drugs that provide calm and quiet to those in a state of nervous excitement. (Noctec, Nembutal, Seconal, Chloral Hydrate and Phenobarbital are commonly used examples.)
  13. (Sedatives) Herbs which calm the nervous system. Examples: catnip, black haw, lemon balm, passionflower, valerian, witch hazel
  14. (Sedatives) Medicines with calming and relaxing properties.
  15. (Sedatives) USE Neurotropic drugs
  16. (Sedatives) a group of drugs that have a calming effect; used to treat anxiety and pain, bring on sleep, and help relax a person before surgery
  17. (Sedatives) have the power of allaying the actions of the systems generally, or of lessening the exercise of some particular function.
  18. (sedatives) drugs that relax or calm the client
  19. (Sedation) The use of medication to calm down a patient.
  20. (Sedation) medication that creates a state of calm and reduced pain and/or anxiety; used in conjunction with local anesthesia for minor procedures, such as endoscopy or dental work, or prior to general anesthesia.
  21. Sedation is a state of quiet or sleep that is brought on by medications, for example.
  22. (Sedation (drug-free)) Acupuncture and Reiki are used to induce a relaxed state and decrease anxiety.
  23. (Sedation) A medicine to make you relaxed or drowsy.
  24. (Sedation) A small pill is taken before seeing the dentist. This little pill works rapidly to create a relaxed state and although you are ina sleep-like state, you are responsive. It is essential that someone escorts you home.
  25. (Sedation) Induction of sleepiness, generally to allow procedures without resorting to general anaesthesia, or to reduce drug doses in general anaesthesia