Definition of Serax
1. Noun. A tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal.
Generic synonyms: Antianxiety Drug, Anxiolytic, Anxiolytic Drug, Minor Tranquilizer, Minor Tranquilliser, Minor Tranquillizer
Language type: Trade Name
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Literary usage of Serax
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1859)
"... as he walked out into the open air, after such a serax»,— " Oh, Sir, you have made me feel as I never felt before—God is greatly tot* feared. ..."
2. The Methodist Review (1889)
"... human nadir ' spiritual regeneration; the latter allows none at all, and is equally wkk the truth of experience. Dr. Boland eschews Mr. Wesley's serax ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1910)
"... and the serax glasses. For solutions of salts forming insoluble compounds (phosphates, arsenates, etc.), calcium-free glasses, containing instead ..."