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Though limited by variability in the technology used, these studies have clearly demonstrated the unpredictable behaviour of sedative drugs in the ECMO circuit (21).
Talking to local journalists here on Friday, a social and political activist Liaqat Seemab, Haji Shah Murad Khan, Amir Nawaz Khan, Israr ahmad Bacha of Samar Bagh pointed out that drug addicts especially youth of the area had been getting sedative drugs as those were cheaper as compared to traditional drugs like opium, hashish and heroine.
A WOMAN called Shona Sibary wrote an article this week about how she regularly gives her children sedative drugs on long plane journeys.
Ahmadi-Moqaddam added that another act of negligence can be that he was prescribed sedative drugs by the prison's health center and when he was handed over to Iran's Cyber Police, he was not allowed to take them because the necessary prescription and the permit to take them were not available at the time.
Experts say the common trend in the region is for people to get addicted to sedative drugs like hashish, rather than cocaine or heroin.
He noted that Murray said he gave him only 25 milligrams of the drug along with small amounts of benzodiazopines - sedative drugs - to help him sleep.
One of the oldest groups of sedative drugs, the barbiturates, is a derivative of barbituric acid.
In 2007, Dubai customs seized nearly Dh20 million worth of counterfeit sexual stimulants and sedative drugs, the biggest haul in the region.
Music listening is somewhat effective in reducing psychological presented anxiety and volume of sedative drugs required to manage anxiety.
He said: "Ben has not required sedative drugs at any time over the last 24 hours.
Sedative drugs such as GHB and Rohypnol, which are odourless, colourless and tasteless, can be added to drinks to incapacitate victims, who may then have little memory of what has happened to them.