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Tranquilizing Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tranquilizing Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.277.950
D27.505.954.427.210.950
D27.505.954.427.700.872
Unique ID
D014149
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014149
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; note entry term TRANQUILIZING EFFECT: use only for the tranquilizing effect of a chemical substance
Scope Note
A traditional grouping of drugs said to have a soothing or calming effect on mood, thought, or behavior. Included here are the ANTI-ANXIETY AGENTS (minor tranquilizers), ANTIMANIC AGENTS, and the ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS (major tranquilizers). These drugs act by different mechanisms and are used for different therapeutic purposes.
Entry Term(s)
Ataractics
Tranquilizing Drugs
Tranquilizing Effect
Tranquilizing Effects
Tranquillizing Agents
Tranquillizing Drugs
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 77.9
See Also
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Tranquilizing Agents Preferred
Tranquilizing Effect Related
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