An anticonvulsant and anaesthetic, usually used as the sodium or calcium salt.
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<drug> An anticonvulsant and anaesthetic, usually used as the sodium or calcium salt. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(pen″to-bahr´bĭ-tәl) a short- to intermediate-acting barbiturate used in the form of the sodium salt as a sedative and hypnotic, usually presurgery, and as an anticonvulsant.
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(from the article `sedative-hypnotic drug`) ...throughout the first half of the 20th century. Among the most commonly prescribed kinds were phenobarbital, secobarbital (marketed under Seconal ... [3 related articles]
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Pentobarbital is a short-acting barbiturate that was first synthesized in 1928. Pentobarbital is available as both a free acid and a sodium salt, the former of which is only slightly soluble in water and ethanol. One brand name for this drug is Nembutal, coined by Dr. John S. Lundy, who started using it in 1930, from the structural formula of the
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A drug sometimes used to treat insomnia that may cause hemorrhage and withdrawal in newborns
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