anxiolytic

Drug that reduces anxiety, for example benzodiazepines and barbiturates.

Anxiolytic

An anxiolytic (also antipanic or antianxiety agent) is a medication or other intervention that inhibits anxiety. This effect is in contrast to anxiogenic agents, which increase anxiety. Together these categories of psychoactive compounds or interventions may be referred to as anxiotropic compounds/agents. Some recreational drugs such as alcohol in...
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anxiolytic

(ang″ze-o-litĀ“ik) antianxiety. antianxiety agent.
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anxiolytic

[adj] - anxiety relieving
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anxiolytic

adjective anxiety relieving
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ANXIOLYTIC

a drug that helps relieve mental anxiety.
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anxiolytic

A drug used to treat symptoms of anxiety, such as feelings of fear, dread, uneasiness, and muscle tightness, that may occur as a reaction to stress. Most anxiolytics block the action of certain chemicals in the nervous system. Also called antianxiety agent and anxiolytic agent.
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Anxiolytic

A tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
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Anxiolytic

an agent or a class of medications that reduce anxiety.
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Anxiolytic

An anxiolytic is a drug used to reduce anxiety.
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anxiolytic

an anxiolytic or antianxiety agent.
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anxiolytic

anxiolytic 1. Medication used to reduce anxiety, agitation or tension. 2. A tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability; anxiety relieving.
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Anxiolytic

Anxiolytic medicines are used to treat anxiety. For example benzodiazepines, busperone.
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anxiolytic

Medication used to reduce anxiety, agitation or tension. ... Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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anxiolytic

Type: Term Pronunciation: ang′zē-ō-lit′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting the actions of such an agent (diazepam). Synonyms: antianxiety agent
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