A sedative medicine
The definition of a depressant is a substance that reduces functional or nervous activity, or something that hinders economics or other activity.
Any of a group of drugs that act as depressants of the central nervous system, are highly addictive, and are used primarily as sedatives and anticonvulsants. Phenobarbital and pentobarbital are examples of barbiturates.
a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
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