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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Amobarbital And Secobarbital (Overview)

Amobarbital/secobarbital is a barbiturate which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug).


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What r the drugs secobarbital and amobarbital used for?

Lethal dose: This is an unusual question and I am wondering why you want to know the answer to this. If you are a troubled person please talk to your physician or your religious advisor about this kind of question. If you are troubled please get help. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Amobarbital And Secobarbital (Overview)

Amobarbital/secobarbital is a barbiturate which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug).


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What r the drugs secobarbital and amobarbital used for?

Lethal dose: This is an unusual question and I am wondering why you want to know the answer to this. If you are a troubled person please talk to your physician or your religious advisor about this kind of question. If you are troubled please get help. ...Read more

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What are the drugs secobarbital and amobarbital used for?

Lethal dose: This is an unusual question and I am wondering why you want to know the answer to this. If you are a troubled person please talk to your physician or your religious advisor about this kind of question. If you are troubled please get help. ...Read more

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Do doctors and psychiatrists still use secobarbital or amobarbital?

Do doctors and psychiatrists still use secobarbital or amobarbital?

Pretty Rare: I can only think of one case I have seen in the past 10-15 years in which secobarbital was being used. In general, the barbiturates have too many difficulties associated with their use to still be commonly prescribed. There are many alternatives, including non-medication treatments, that can be helpful for anxiety without the risks associated with barbituate use. ...Read more

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How much secobarbital would be lethal?

Lethal dose: This is an unusual question and I am wondering why you want to know the answer to this. If you are a troubled person please talk to your physician or your religious advisor about this kind of question. If you are troubled please get help. ...Read more

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How much secobarbital is too much and lethal?

How much secobarbital is too much and lethal?

LD-50=125 mg/kg: In 1927, a man named j.W. Trevan attempted to find a way to estimate the relative poisoning potency of drugs and medicines. The ld-50 is the lethal dose for 50% of animals... Prescribing information from lilly indicates a fatal blood level for secobarbitol sodium is between 15-40 micrograms/ml and the ld50 is 125 mg/kg. Stay far away from that dose! ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of secobarbital (i know its not used much anymore)?

What are the most common side effects of secobarbital (i know its not used much anymore)?

Somnolence: Common side effects of secobarbital include drowsiness, confusion, agitation. Other side effects may fainting, nausea, vomiting, constipation. Avoid alcohol, narcotics, antihistamine, trandulizers while on this drug, as these may intensive side effects. This drug is also habit-forming. Please discuss use and any concerns with your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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What are amobarbital, butabarbital?

What are amobarbital, butabarbital?

Barbiturates: These are different forms of barbiturates and heavy sedative. At one time used commonly to help with insomnia, they have fallen out of favor. They can be very addictive. ...Read more

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What is secobarbital?

What is secobarbital?

Barbiturate derivati: Secobarbital is a barbiturate that is used orally for the treatment of anxiety, epilepsy, more commonly the latter. Typically a small red capsule, it is marketed by marathon pharmaceuticals. It has a moderate abuse potential, therefore it is a controlled substance. ...Read more

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How does secobarbital work?

How does secobarbital work?

GABA: Secobarbital binds to the gaba receptors in the central nervous system to increase chloride ion entry and hyperpolarization of neurons. Please consult with your physician on proper dosage and use of this medication. ...Read more

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