Definition of Anxiolytic 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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Anxiolytic Drug
Literary usage of Anxiolytic drug
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Alcohol and Health: Seventh Special Report to the Us Congress by Louis Sullivan (1997)
"... posited that individuals are more likely to use an anxiolytic drug such as alcohol when they feel unable to cope with problems (Donovan and Chancy 1985; ..."