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tranquillizer

, tranquilliser (US), tranquilizer
a drug that calms a person without affecting clarity of consciousness
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TEESSIDE University student JESS RICKABY, 19, added: "I mean, if you can shoot it with a gun, you can shoot it with a tranquilliser and contain it.
I am sickened at how they dealt with this matter and hope that tranquilliser training will now be introduced to resolve similar matters in future.
We found the female first and subdued her with a tranquilliser gun but the male took longer to find and bring back," a zoo spokesman said.
The most popular tranquilliser, bensedin, can be purchased with the aid of moderate acting skills from most pharmacies in Belgrade outside the centre.
In low doses, ketamine is used as a tranquilliser for horses but in recreational doses of up to 200 times the medical dose it can cause heart or lung failure.
In those days doctors used to prescribe all the minor tranquillisers like valium to stop the alcoholism.
At the time she was hesitant to take the tranquilliser but says she was assured it would help her to sleep, enabling her to take better care of her children.
And tranquilliser use among medical card holders has TRIPLED since 1996.
The basis of my argument was that Diazepam is not an anti-depressant but a tranquilliser, which you had incorrectly reported.
A post-mortem examination proved inconclusive but subsequent tests showed his body contained a fatal level of the tranquilliser and anti-depressant amitriptyline.