by Jacob Loebig

What are tranquilizers?

Tranquilizers affect the central nervous system, they are sedatives , they are grouped together into two categories the first are minor which are basically anti-anxiety, and the major are neurotics, these are used to treat major illness. minors are used to treat anxiety, tension, panic attacks , and insomnia.

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How is it taken into the body?

Tranquilizers are almost exclusively ingested in pill or capsule form. They are available by prescription only. and needle (tranquilizer dart).

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slang/street names for tranquilizer


Sleeping pills,






Yellow jackets


Red dolls


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affects of tranquilizers

Short-term Effects

  • Lethargy

  • Drowsiness

  • Dizziness

  • Nausea

  • Headaches

  • Irritability

  • Skin rashes

Long-term effects
      • Impaired sexual functioning
      • Menstrual irregularities
      • Loss of appetite or increased appetite
      • Vivid or disturbing dreams
      • Menstrual irregularities
      • Decreased motivation

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      Signs of Abuse

      the person will seem more relaxed, may look weary

      there may be lapses of memory and a lowering of inhibitions.

      breathing may be slowed.

      If you find pill bottles from multiple doctors, this could be a sign of abuse.
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      is Tranquilizer a physical or psychological dependence

      psychological addiction

      used for calming down or going into a relaxed state

      tranquilizers can be psychological and physical dependence

      the tranquilizer drug affects your brains neurotransmitters, which are chemicals that help each brain cell communicate with one another

      you can have a physical dependence on drugs which is irritability and inability to sleep restfully without the use of them

      psychological dependence can be you may not feel you can sleep or relax without the use of them.
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