Panama City, FL
A 20-year-old female asked:
i've heard barbiturates are dangerous for iv sedation, do they still use these in the us?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Yes the are used: If used by an expert, they are good sedating drugs used for anasthesia and for controlling severe seizures. They are safe when used by the experts in their use.
5188 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Anesthesiology 32 years experience
Barbiturates: Barbiturates are only rarely used for IV sedation and are only used by very few people.
Thirty years ago the situation was different.
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Last updated Jan 15, 2016
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