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Hypnotic

A hypnotic is any drug that induces sleep, used in the treatment of severe insomnia.

Drugs used include barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cyclopyrrolone[?], chloral hydrate[?], chlormethiazole[?] or the antihistamines[?] promethazine and diphenhydramine.



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