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What is the difference between a barbiturate and a relaxant?

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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Depends on the drug

Barbiturates may have a relaxant effect.
Some "relaxants", specifically muscle relaxants, are not central nervous system suppressants like barbiturates.

In brief: Depends on the drug

Barbiturates may have a relaxant effect.
Some "relaxants", specifically muscle relaxants, are not central nervous system suppressants like barbiturates.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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