Definition of Antianxiety drug
1. Noun. A tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability.
Specialized synonyms: Benzodiazepine, Buspar, Buspirone, Dalmane, Flurazepam, Flurazepam Hydrochloride, Atarax, Hydroxyzine, Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride, Vistaril, Equanil, Meprin, Meprobamate, Miltown, Oxazepam, Serax, Perphenazine, Triavil
Generic synonyms: Antianxiety Agent, Ataractic, Ataractic Agent, Ataractic Drug, Tranquilizer, Tranquilliser, Tranquillizer
Derivative terms: Anxiolytic
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Literary usage of Antianxiety drug
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1. The Biology of Mental Disorders by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1992)
"antianxiety drug: Medication, such as benzodiazepines, used to treat symptoms of anxiety disorders. Antidepressant: Medication used to treat depressive ..."