Translation of depressant in Spanish:

depressant

Pronunciation: /dɪˈpresənt/

noun/nombre

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  • [Pharmacology/Farmacología] depresivo (masculine)
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    • Phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants, and CNS depressants may potentiate the therapeutic and adverse effects of opioids.
    • The report also suggests that the number of new users has been climbing since the mid-1980s, the largest increase occurring with the depressants oxycodone, methadone and morphine.
    • Interactions with benzodiazepines, pentobarbital, and other central nervous system depressants can yield additional sedative effects.

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