Day: March 23, 2019

Antidepressants

Kvalyudy and other non-barbiturate sedatives

Several barbaric restfuls were introduced in the 1950s, 1960s, as a possible alternative to combat anxiety and insomnia. In this direction, meprobamate (Equanil), etchlorvinol (Placidyl), and glutahimide (Doriden) were used, but each of them had side effects similar to those of barbiturates. Methaqualone, termed Quaalude and Sopor in 1965, was considered a promising replacement for […]

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