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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. Sanjiv Kaul
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Amobarbital Sodium (Definition)

Amobarbital sodium is a barbiturate which is a kind of ...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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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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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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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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What is the definition or description of: Amytal allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amytal allergy?

Amytal allergy: Amytal (Amobarbital) is a barbituate medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/pro/amytal-sodium.html ...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 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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Amobarbital contraindicated with antideppresants? Can they be taken together separately with some days apart? I also wonder about the minimal dose?

No Problem: It's fine to take them together. Check with your doctor about starting on a low dose and increasing as you need it. All the best. ...Read more

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Is sodium sufacetamide a neurotoxin?

Is sodium sufacetamide a neurotoxin?

Sulfacetamide: May cause skin irritation, but not Neurotoxicity ...Read more

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Is too much sodium and postassium harmful?

Is too much sodium and postassium harmful?

Effects : We all need some sodium/potassium as part of a healthy diet. Excess salt though has been associated with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Potassium may need to be limited in advanced kidney disease as well. Here is a more comprehensive article to help you: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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What are sodium channel activators used for?

What are sodium channel activators used for?

Voltage-gated: Sodium channels are normally found on the peripheral terminals of nocicpetors (sensory neuron). With tissue injury, the number of these sodium channels increases. When a noxious stimulus acts at the peripheral end of an axon, some sodium channels open to allow an influx of sodium into the cell leading to action potential and pain. ...Read more

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Is sodium coco sulfate safer than sodium lauryl sulfate?

Is sodium coco sulfate safer than sodium lauryl sulfate?

Not sure: Not sure about all those ingredients in our shampoos, conditioners, soaps, and creams. I presume they all end up in our waters when we shower. The site, http://chemicaloftheday.Squarespace.Com/qa/2011/9/26/sodium-coco-sulfate.Html, has a well-written answer. If the answer is correct, it sounds like the 2 chemicals are similar and equally good or equally bad, depending on one's view. ...Read more

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What is tolmetin sodium for?

What is tolmetin sodium for?

Treating pain.: Tolmetin (tolectin) is a pain releiever of the NSAID class, such as motrin! ...Read more

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