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sedative
American English: /ˈsɛdədɪv/
British English: /ˈsɛdətɪv/

Translation of sedative in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • She had become dependent on a variety of drugs - sedatives, amphetamines and various narcotics, including heroin.
    • This strategy may prevent accumulation of sedatives by allowing the drugs to be eliminated between doses.
    • Another psychiatrist also gave her sedatives and sleeping pills.

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • In most cases patients did not respond to the usual doses of antipsychotics and sedative agents.
    • Limited evidence from one animal study suggests that hops may potentiate the effects of sedative drugs.
    • Antihistamines are sometimes used but mainly for sedative effect.

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