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That could have been a sign of use of illegal fentanyl, a fast-acting sedative and powerful painkiller that produces feelings of euphoria.
Yes, the majority of opioid deaths occur as a result of combining opioids with multiple sedatives.
His doctor remains haunted by the fact “that his last memories are of him staring up at my yellow space suit, struggling to breathe, drifting in and out of darkness as we gave him sedatives to put him to sleep.”
The search for better sedatives and masks and pillows charges on, but our poor sleep habits, which contribute to a host of deadly ailments, suggest something profoundly amiss about the construction of modern life.
Griffiths, who had been building up his street cred in psychopharmacology, instead rose to prominence studying people’s relationships to alcohol, cigarettes, and sedatives.
Dorian was glad to take the sedative that promised oblivion from vexing thoughts.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
It is no new propensity of animal nature, to find pleasure from the combination of a stimulant, and a sedative.
Pas-Avena is a widely advertised nerve sedative and hypnotic.
And added, "Indeed, what can we do for sorrow except give the body a sedative?"
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
I administer some orthodox verbal sedative, and change the subject.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES

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