Sedatives are medications that slow brain activity that can be useful in reducing anxiety and sleep problems.
Drowsiness, slurred speech, poor concentration, confusion, dizziness, problems with movement & memory, decrease blood pressure and slow breathing.
The long-term effects are unknown. However, other health related issues include higher risk of HIV, hepatitis and other infectious diseases from sharing needles.
There are no symptoms of withdrawal.
They can be swallowed or injected.
Sedatives are found in pill form, capsules and a liquid.