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The training of hypnotics has thrown light on this source of error.

Insomnia must be relieved by opiates, chloral hydrate, or other hypnotics.

Somnos has no deleterious action on blood as is common with other hypnotics.

If physicians were made accountable, they would use narcotics, hypnotics, and cocaine only when absolutely necessary.

Hypnotics are medicines that relieve pain by procuring sleep, such as hops, &c.

Then he'd drugged himself with a combination of opiates and hypnotics that should have knocked out a horse.

There are many similarities between the actions and the mentality of hypnotics and of those in secondary-personality conditions.

With instinctive wariness he thought of hypnotics and single-shot addictors.