Chapter 10: Nervous System; Common Therapeutic Drugs Classifications

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  1. analgesic
    agent that relieves pain
  2. anticoagulant
    drug that prevents clotting of the blood; commonly used to prevent heart attack and ischemic stroke
  3. anticonvulsant
    agent that prevents or lessens convulsion
  4. hypnotic
    agent that induces sleep
  5. sedative
    agent that has a calming effect
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