Definition of Equanil
1. Noun. A sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety.
Generic synonyms: Antianxiety Drug, Anxiolytic, Anxiolytic Drug, Minor Tranquilizer, Minor Tranquilliser, Minor Tranquillizer
Language type: Trade Name, Trade Name, Trade Name
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Literary usage of Equanil
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1. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Regular use of high doses of barbiturates produces dependency in 5 weeks, Valium in 6 weeks, and equanil in 38 weeks. If the drugs are abruptly terminated ..."
2. Protecting Children in Substance-Abusing Families by Vickie Kropenske, Judy Howard (1995)
"... glutethimide (Doriden™), benzodiazepines (Valium,™ Librium,™ and Xanax™), and antianxiety medications such as Placidyl™, Miltown,™ and equanil. ..."
3. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Although their generic designations may not be familiar, their trade names, such as equanil, Librium, Miltown, and Valium, ..."
4. Drugs of Abuse edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"Included in Schedule IV are Darvon®, Talwin®, equanil®, Valium® and Xanax®. Schedule V The drug or other substance has a ..."