Sentence Examples


  • Antagonists of the NK1 receptor have been shown to have anti-depressant activity in man.
  • Thus cardiac output and blood pressure are maintained despite the direct myocardial depressant action.
  • However it is a potent respiratory depressant and should be used with caution, starting with low doses of 50mg twice a day.
  • The range of the short half life i.e. 5-7 hours is small compared with most CNS depressant drugs.
  • Alcohol will increase the chances of developing nitrogen narcosis due to the depressant effect on the central nervous system.

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