Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Sedation is the reduction of irritability or agitation by administration of sedative drugs, generally to facilitate a medical procedure or diagnostic procedure.
Sedation methods in dentistry include inhalation sedation (using nitrous oxide), oral sedation, and intravenous (IV) sedation.
Inhalation sedation is also sometimes referred to as relative analgesia.
Antihistamines are classified into two groups – the first-generation (“sedating”) and second-generation (“non-sedating”).
Sedating antihistamines cause sedation as they are highly lipid soluble and readily cross the blood brain barrier.
1974) and the RASS (Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale).Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2.Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3.
It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States.Antihistamines are medications that block the receptor for histamine, thereby stopping the symptoms that histamine causes like sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and swollen throat.Antihistamines are commonly used for the treatment of various allergic diseases, and can be taken in oral, nasal spray, eye drop, and injected forms.Sedation is also used extensively in the intensive care unit so that patients who are being ventilated tolerate having an endotracheal tube in their trachea.