Translation of sedative in Spanish:


sedante, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɛdətɪv//ˈsɛdədɪv/


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    sedante masculine
    • Because of this action, alcohol produces similar effects as the sedatives but through an independent mechanism.
    • To help you relax, you may receive a sedative intravenously.
    • Before the tears came, Doctor Lee mercifully injected Robert with a powerful sedative.
    • The child should not receive sedatives or opiates as these may depress the respiratory drive.
    • A total of 11.6 % of patients received sedatives before and/or during procedures.
    • Another psychiatrist also gave her sedatives and sleeping pills.
    • Doctors sometimes prescribe sedatives like Valium to alleviate the symptoms.
    • A final medical alternative includes short-term use of prescription sedatives to combat withdrawal symptoms.
    • When used alone, sedatives were administered a little more often than were analgesics.
    • Doctors prescribed sedatives, painkillers and rest, and advised sufferers to pull themselves together.
    • This strategy may prevent accumulation of sedatives by allowing the drugs to be eliminated between doses.
    • Effie put down the medical bag, took out a hypodermic and filled it with a powerful sedative.
    • Is it the sedative administered by Sheeran or is it something else?
    • Biopsies can be uncomfortable and you may be given a mild sedative or local anaesthetic.
    • Staff had trouble controlling the man and a doctor prescribed an oral sedative.
    • She had become dependent on a variety of drugs - sedatives, amphetamines and various narcotics, including heroin.
    • You should be grateful that I'm not smoking pot or injecting sedatives!
    • For dogs who travel in the family car, valerian is one of the most powerful herbal sedatives and tranquillisers.
    • You may be given a mild sedative to help you relax.
    • They pinned her to the floor, swabbed her arm and injected the sedative in her.


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    • Thus, sedative effects potentially could accumulate with repeated administration.
    • He should omit sedative drugs and reduce his alcohol intake.
    • These heavy mineral substances tend to create more grounding sedative effects that help calm the mind and emotions.
    • Antihistamines are sometimes used but mainly for sedative effect.
    • In most cases patients did not respond to the usual doses of antipsychotics and sedative agents.
    • Mechanical ventilation and use of paralytic and sedative agents impair communication between patients and others.
    • The second-generation antihistamines were developed principally to avoid sedative actions.
    • "Eating a large meal will have a sedative effect, " says Young.
    • Butterbur should be considered for treating seasonal allergic rhinitis when the sedative effects of antihistamines need to be avoided.
    • Their findings supported the use of hypnosis as a substitute for sedative drug use.
    • Research has shown that the flower of the mimosa tree has a sedative effect.
    • Tolerance towards the sedative effects seems to develop before tolerance to the stimulatory effects.
    • Limited evidence from one animal study suggests that hops may potentiate the effects of sedative drugs.
    • Antidepressant and sedative drugs gave troublesome side effects and only temporary relief.
    • Studies show sedative herbs gently depress the central nervous system, thus calming you and inducing sleep.
    • Other mild sedative herbs are linden (lime flower) and lemon verbena.
    • In pharmacological interventions, analgesic and sedative agents were more often used concomitantly than individually.