BROMIDES

pl. n. a class of drugs found to cause toxic and adverse side-effects such as psychosis, coma, or death. They used to constitute a group of sedatives and anticonvulsants used for anxiety treatment. They have currently been replaced by phenobarbital as a safer drug.

BROMIDES: "The intake of bromides results in complications, the earliest of which could be cognitive impairment and emotional disturbance."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "BROMIDES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bromides/ (accessed October 16, 2018).
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