methaqualone methaqualone

Definition(s):

  • (n) sedative-hypnotic drug (trade name Quaalude) that is a drug of abuse

Usage(s):

  1. According to its manufacturers, methaqualone is a dependable and effective sleeping pill.
  2. But the Oklahoma state highway patrol cited an autopsy showing that her blood contained traces of alcohol and methaqualone, which a doctor had prescribed as a sedative.
  3. However, a pharmacologist hired by Whiting's mother said that the amount of methaqualone in Whiting's bloodstream need not have been fatal.
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