NEET Chemistry Chemistry in Everyday Life Questions Solved

Which of the following drugs is a tranquillizer and sedative?
(a) Sulfadiazine
(b) Papaverine
(c) Equanil
(d) Mescaline


Tranquillizers reduce anxiety and tension. They are also called psychotropic drugs. These are of two types: (a) Sedative: The drugs used for violent and mentally agitated patients e.g., equanil and diazepam. (b) Antidepressant: The drugs are used to patients who are highly depressed and lose self confidence e.g., tofranil, vitalin, amphetamines, etc.

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