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Sedation

sedation

1. The act of calming, especially by the administration of a sedative.

2. The state of being calm.

Origin: L. Sedatio, to calm, allay


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... regimen of drugs, would be able to make a case to the ophthalmologist? When I say screaming in agony, I mean sometimes to the point where overt sedation, even by opiates, might be required. Even if they could get the names of the drugs out, do you think that the ophthalmologist, knowing nothing ...

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... other neuroleptic drugs pimozide in higher dosage may lead to a prolonged QT interval on the ECG. In the used dosage pimozide does not lead to sedation. Postural hypotension may result from blockage of the alpha-1-adrenoceptors. [5,6] Signs of acute toxicity include tremor, sedation and convulsions. ...

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