Bromides

A binary salt of bromine, formerly used as a simple sedative. Given so freely and with no intent of affecting a healing, it became synonymous with a useless treatment only meant to shut up the patient. Excessive bromide use can cause some pronounced neurologic disturbances... they disappear with cessation of the drug.
Found on http://www.swsbm.com/ManualsMM/MedHerbGloss2.txt

bromides

Salts of hydrobromic acid, hbr, with the bromine atom in the 1- oxidation state. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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