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CNS Part- 2

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Which of the following is not used as a sedative, but causes sedation as a side effect: (LQ)


A Antipsychotics
B Antihistaminics,

C Antidepressant
D Lithium

Ans. D Lithium
  • Antihistaminic drugs are used as sedative and hypnotics in children. Rest of them have sedative action but are not used for this purpose.

· NB - Antidepressant also has same effect. So, this Question has controversial answers, but in actual clinical practice, drug like AVIL and PHENARAGAN are notorious to cause sedation.

· Lithium is not used as sedative but can cause sedation as side effect.

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