A downer or "depressant" is a type of drug which decreases brain activity and relaxes the Central Nervous System in order to achieve a calming or drunk effect.
It is the opposite of a downer.
They can be lethal if combined with any kind of alcohol, even at a low dosage.
Common Effects Edit
- Decreased Motor Skills
- Memory Loss
- Sedation and feeling lethargic (tired)
- Falling asleep
- Feeling "stoned"
- Decreased heart rate
- Relaxed Muscles
Medicinal Value Edit
Downers are often prescribed for:
- Insomnia (inability to sleep)