Asked by Daniel Dreyling on Feb 18, 2024

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Which of the following are legally manufactured and sold by prescription, usually as sedatives for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia?

A) Amphetamines
B) Opioids
C) Benzodiazepines
D) Phencyclidines

Benzodiazepines

Drugs that reduce anxiety and insomnia.

  • Understanding the different categories of drugs that are legally manufactured and sold by prescription.
  • Recognizing the purpose of these drugs, which is to treat anxiety and insomnia.
  • Identifying the specific class of drugs known as benzodiazepines, which fall under this category.
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Bayley Tsumura

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Benzodiazepines are legally manufactured and sold by prescription as sedatives for the treatment of anxiety and insomnia. Amphetamines are usually prescribed for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, while opioids are typically used for pain management. Phencyclidines, also known as PCP, are illegal and not used for medical purposes.