Definitions for "Tranquilizers"
A series of drugs used to relax anxious or agitated patients, ideally without inducing conciousness although they all induce drowsiness. Minor tranquilizers, sometimes referred to as anti-anxiety agents, include chlordiazepoxide, dizepam and hydroxyzine. They have strong potential for addiction.
drugs used to relieve anxiety or calm disturbed behavior.
A class or family of drugs used to lessen anxiety or nervousness. Most major tranquilizers are habit-forming.