Day: April 4, 2019


Mechanisms of action

As already noted, depressants have many features. Alcohol, barbiturates, non-barbiturate sedatives and, of course, benzodiazepines have a similar effect at equivalent dosage. In addition, there is cross tolerance between them. They can reinforce each other. There is also cross-dependence, since the appropriate dose of any depressant can be used to reduce the withdrawal symptoms caused […]

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