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A sedative is a substance that induces sedation by reducing irritability or excitement.
Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Early discharge of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome may prolong their treatment, shows study

Early discharge of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome may prolong their treatment, shows study

Australian paramedics find new drug to quickly and safely calm violent patients

Australian paramedics find new drug to quickly and safely calm violent patients

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Researchers explore ways to help older adults taper off and stop using sedatives

Researchers explore ways to help older adults taper off and stop using sedatives

Desymmetrization paves way for new bioactive compounds

Desymmetrization paves way for new bioactive compounds

FDA warning against Kratom strengthened

FDA warning against Kratom strengthened

Cannabis Quality and Contamination Testing

Cannabis Quality and Contamination Testing

Valproic acid exposure results in characteristics linked to autism, zebrafish study shows

Valproic acid exposure results in characteristics linked to autism, zebrafish study shows

New tool developed to assess likely risk of drug turning into potentially harmful version

New tool developed to assess likely risk of drug turning into potentially harmful version

Ketamine can stop suicidal thoughts finds new study

Ketamine can stop suicidal thoughts finds new study

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Doctors make big money testing urine for drugs, then ignore abnormal results

Season of festivities can increase opportunities to overindulge in alcohol

Season of festivities can increase opportunities to overindulge in alcohol

Gene variants appear to alter features of alcohol dose-response relationship

Gene variants appear to alter features of alcohol dose-response relationship

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Taking sleep medications to treat insomnia may increase risk of falling for older adults

Taking sleep medications to treat insomnia may increase risk of falling for older adults

Researchers explore older adults' awareness of drug-related health risks

Researchers explore older adults' awareness of drug-related health risks

Fall among elderly patients linked to higher risk for adverse events

Fall among elderly patients linked to higher risk for adverse events

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation