Pentobarbital (US English) or pentobarbitone (UK English) is a short-acting
barbiturate. Pentobarbital can occur as both a free acid and as salts of elements ...
Pentobarbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates (bar-BIT-chur-ates).
Pentobarbital slows the activity of your brain and nervous system. Pentobarbital
Apr 9, 2011 ... Pentobarbital has a few medical uses in humans, but is often used by
veterinarians to anesthetize or euthanize animals. It has also been used ...
Pentobarbital (trade name: Nembutal) is a drug from the barbiturate class. It was
widely used during the 1940s and 1950s as a sleeping pill (i.e. hypnotic) or ...
Until 2009, most states used a 3-drug combination for lethal injections: an
anesthetic (usually sodium thiopental, until pentobarbital was introduced at the
end of ...
Jun 9, 2011 ... Pentobarbital has already been adopted in over 20 states. It is strictly an
anesthetic and is normally just one ingredient in a lethal cocktail.
Pentobarbital is a sedative, which is a medicine that makes you sleepy.
Pentobarbital overdose occurs when a person intentionally or accidentally takes
Identification. Name, Pentobarbital. Accession Number, DB00312 (APRD01174).
Type, Small Molecule. Groups, Approved, Vet Approved. Description.
Drug Information Issues. Currently in Oregon, secobarbital is the medication most
commonly prescribed for physician-assisted suicide, followed by pentobarbital.
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