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[L. tranquillus, calm]
A drug that reduces tension, agitation, hyperactivity, and anxiety.
Some tranquilizers may injure the developing embryo. Therefore, before prescribing one, one should know whether it is approved for use during pregnancy, esp. early pregnancy.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Tranquilizer." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer.
Tranquilizer. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Tranquilizer. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer
Tranquilizer [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer.
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