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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A drug sometimes used to treat insomnia that may cause hemorrhage and withdrawal in newborns
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Pentobarbital (US English) or Pentobarbitone (UK English) is a short-acting barbiturate. Pentobarbital can occur as both a free acid and as a salts of elements such as sodium and calcium. The free acid is only slightly soluble in water and ethanol. One brand name for this drug is Nembutal, coined by John S. Lundy, who started using it in 1930, fro
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