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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Amytal (Overview)

Amytal is a barbiturate which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug).


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Whats sodium amytal?

Whats sodium amytal?

Sodium amytal: Sodium amytal - also known as "truth serum" is a barbiturate - has addiction and abuse potential. It is a CNS depressant. And has been used as a sedative hypnotic. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Amytal (Overview)

Amytal is a barbiturate which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug).


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Plz can any one tell me about amytal interview in abreaction session please and if i will be conscious or not?

Plz can any one tell me about amytal interview in abreaction session please and if i will be conscious or not?

Awake but drowsy: Amytal is a barbiturate given gradually by vein. Depending on dose, it induces drowsiness and sleep. For an interview using it, the patient is drowsy but awake -- the so-called "twilight state" in which relaxation allows conversation about important areas. The process has been used since the 1940's, but memories retrieved contain a mix of fact and fantasy -- must be externally verified. ...Read more

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Whats sodium amytal?

Sodium amytal: Sodium amytal - also known as "truth serum" is a barbiturate - has addiction and abuse potential. It is a CNS depressant. And has been used as a sedative hypnotic. ...Read more

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Sodium amytal question again?

Sodium amytal question again?

Ask it: Please submit a clear & specific question about sodium amytal. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Please i ll have an amytal interview tell me if i will remember what i said or ill lose my control ?

Please i ll have an amytal interview tell me if i will remember what i said or ill lose my control ?

It's like being drun: We did a number in vietnan & also with returning combat vets to help them remember & abreact to combat trauma--it's similar to being drunk with decreased inhibitions & some suggestion. ...Read more

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Can sodium amytal be abused?

Can sodium amytal be abused?

Sodium Amytal - : Sodium amytal - or "truth serum" is a barbiturate and has abuse potential. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amobarbital sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amobarbital sodium allergy?

Depends: IgE mediated: hives, swelling , itching, shoc, breathing difficulties, etc Cell-mediated: itchy or non-itchy skin rash Undefined: Steven Johnsons syndrome which can be fatal These are all considered immunologically mediated although IgE mediated conditions are usually considered true allergy. Amobarbital allergy is not that common partly because it is not that frequently used. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Amobarbital Sodium (Definition)

Amobarbital sodium is a barbiturate which is a kind of ...Read more