Tranquilizers in Chemistry in Everyday Life

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What is the main function of Chlordiazepoxide and meprobamate as mentioned in the text?

Controlling tension

Which chemicals are inhibited by Aspirin resulting in pain relief?


What class of drugs do Valium and serotonin belong to in the context of their use as tranquilizers?


Which of the following issues are not caused by analgesics as mentioned in the text?

Increased heart rate

What is the main role of Equanil among the drugs mentioned in the text?

Controlling depression

Which class of tranquilizers do Valium and serotonin belong to?


What distinguishes Narcotic analgesics from Non-narcotic analgesics?

Their addictive properties

What distinguishes Barbiturates from Valium and serotonin in their mode of action?

Their ability to induce sleep

What is a common use of Aspirin mentioned in the text other than pain relief?

Preventing platelet coagulation

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Tranquilizers and Analgesics

  • Chlordiazepoxide and Meprobamate are anxiolytics, used to relieve anxiety.
  • Aspirin inhibits the production of prostaglandins, resulting in pain relief.
  • Valium and serotonin are benzodiazepines, used as tranquilizers.
  • Analgesics do not cause anxiety or psychological dependence.
  • Equanil is a tranquilizer that relieves anxiety and muscle spasms.
  • Valium and serotonin belong to the benzodiazepine class of tranquilizers.
  • Narcotic analgesics are addictive and habit-forming, whereas non-narcotic analgesics are not.
  • Barbiturates work as depressants, whereas Valium and serotonin work as muscle relaxants.
  • Aspirin is also used to reduce inflammation and lower fever.

This quiz covers examples of tranquilizers such as chlordiazepoxide, meprobamate, and Equanil used in Chemistry in Everyday Life. It includes information on their properties and uses. Test your knowledge on tranquilizers with this quiz!

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