sedate

(redirected from sedating)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.
References in periodicals archive ?
Until better options are developed to manage eczema and itch, doctors should remind patients of the side effects of their medication, and encourage them to use caution when out and about and to avoid situations like driving while using sedating antihistamines.
This increased to 70% if they were on a sedating allergy medication at the time of their exam;
Old-generation sedating anti-histamines can also lead to drowsiness, and have been found to have adverse effects on attention span, working memory, vigilance and speed, as well as higher levels of fatigue, lower levels of motivation, and lower levels of activity compared to placebo(6).
The inquest heard yesterday from ElizabethMacdonald, then the radiography department manager, who said that she had passedamessage to Nurse Aru, telling her to call a doctor if Jakeneeded sedating.
Our study compared the risk of injury - including wounds, fractures and crushing injuries - in patients initially prescribed the sedating antihistamine diphenhydramine (Benadryl) with the risk of injury in patients initially prescribed loratadine (Claritin), a non-sedating antihistamine," said William D.
One problem with some OTC antihistamines is that they are sedating in some individuals, whereas the newer generation of antihistamines, such as Claritin and Allegra, are less sedating.
Forcefully sedating even one detainee for nonmedical reasons violates international law.
After sedating her, the flight surgeon and crew realized they were low on medical supplies.
It is important to consider withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and sedating drugs in the etiology of insomnia.
They think if TV is sedating for adults, it is for kids, too.
For instance, the sedating effects of anti-anxiety drugs may worsen arthritic symptoms.