A medicinal drug taken to reduce tension or anxiety.
- Medications prescribed most frequently for this population are psychoactive drugs such as sleeping pills, tranquilizers, and anti-depressants.
- Sedatives, tranquilizers, and ergotamine medicines also can cause rebound headache.
- It is vital to get the whole story, because symptomatic treatment for any of these complaints, e.g. sleeping pills, tranquilizers, or narcotics, could be worse than no treatment at all.
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