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Medications for Light Sedation

Drugs associated with Light Sedation

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Light Sedation: Light Sedation is a state being calm with reduction of psychological activity, where verbal contact is retained.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Valium Rx D 4 X 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
diazepam Rx D 4 X 6 reviews
8.0

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Brand names:  Valium, Diazepam Intensol, Diastat, Diastat Pediatric, Diastat AcuDial

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Versed Rx D 4 X 8 reviews
8.0

Generic name: midazolam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Phenergan Rx C N X 6 reviews
7.0

Generic name: promethazine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Demerol Rx C 2 X 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: meperidine systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
promethazine Rx C N X 9 reviews
7.0

Generic name: promethazine systemic

Brand names:  Phenergan, Promethegan, Phenadoz, Antinaus 50

Drug class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
midazolam Rx D 4 X 9 reviews
8.0

Generic name: midazolam systemic

Brand name:  Versed

Drug class: benzodiazepines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Thorazine Rx N N X 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: chlorpromazine systemic

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
chlorpromazine Rx N N X 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: chlorpromazine systemic

Brand name:  Thorazine

Drug class: phenothiazine antiemetics, phenothiazine antipsychotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Diazepam Intensol Rx D 4 X Add review Add

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Librium Rx N 4 X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: chlordiazepoxide systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Promethegan Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: promethazine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Phenadoz Rx C N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: promethazine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Antinaus 50 Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: promethazine systemic

Drug class: antihistamines, phenothiazine antiemetics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Diastat Rx D 4 X Add review Add

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Diastat Pediatric Rx D 4 X Add review Add

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
meperidine Rx C 2 X 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: meperidine systemic

Brand names:  Demerol, Meperitab

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Seconal Rx D 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: secobarbital systemic

Drug class: barbiturates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Diastat AcuDial Rx D 4 X Add review Add

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Levo-Dromoran Rx C 2 X Add review Add

Generic name: levorphanol systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
chlordiazepoxide Rx N 4 X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: chlordiazepoxide systemic

Brand name:  Librium

Drug class: benzodiazepines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Meperitab Rx C 2 X Add review Add

Generic name: meperidine systemic

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
levorphanol Rx C 2 X Add review Add

Generic name: levorphanol systemic

Brand name:  Levo-Dromoran

Drug class: narcotic analgesics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
secobarbital Rx D 2 X 1 review
10

Generic name: secobarbital systemic

Brand names:  Seconal, Seconal Sodium

Drug class: barbiturates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Seconal Sodium Rx D 2 X Add review Add

Generic name: secobarbital systemic

Drug class: barbiturates

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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