CNS Part- 2
Which of the following is not used as a sedative, but causes sedation as a side effect: (LQ)
- 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.