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Chemical Central Nervous System Depressants

Name Central Nervous System Depressants
Equivalent Terms CNS Depressants | Depressants, CNS
Definition 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).
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MeSH® ID D002492
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2. ChemicalsChemical Actions and Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pharmacologic Actions Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Therapeutic Uses Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases Central Nervous System Depressants Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Central Nervous System Depressants Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Anesthetics Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  Hypnotics and Sedatives
View node Narcotics Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Tranquilizing Agents Has associated genes Has associated diseases