also known as antipsychotic agents or neuroleptics
What is the Drug?
Tranquilizers are central nervous system depressant drugs classified as sedative-hypnotics. There are two types of tranquilizers: minor tranquilizers, used to treat anxiety, tension, panic attacks, and insomnia, and major tranquilizers, used to treat severe mental illnesses. Major tranquilizers are specifically used to relieve mental illnesses, and sometimes as anesthetic for surgery, where as minor tranquilizers are frequently used and abused