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Dr. Stephen Lockhart
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Thiopental (Overview)

thiopeta is an aklylating agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


Dr. Stephen Lockhart
90 doctors shared insights

Thiopental (Overview)

thiopeta is an aklylating agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Are nembutal and seconal (secobarbital) illegal drugs?

Are nembutal and seconal (secobarbital) illegal drugs?

If they are not Rx: If these are not prescribed for you they are. These are drugs used in monitored setting, not for home use usually. It is like Propofol for michael jackson. ...Read more

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Can nalbuphine (nubain) be used intrathecally?

Can  nalbuphine (nubain) be used intrathecally?

No: Only three drugs are fda approved for intrathecal administration: morphine, Baclofen and ziconotide. Other medications are used by physician discretion. Nalbuphine has not being used at all. ...Read more

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What is demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

What is demerol (meperidine hydrochloride)?

An opioid analgesic: demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) or meperidine is a opioid-based pain medication. Its action, risks and side effects are somehwat similar to morphine. It can be dangerous if used in combination of certain antidepressants (such as SSRIs or MAOs). UNlike other narcotics (opioids) it does not constrict pupils. It is often used to reduce shivering after anesthesia. ...Read more

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Why is chlordiazepoxides, diazepam, clofibrate, barbiturates contraindicated in renal failure?

Why is chlordiazepoxides, diazepam, clofibrate, barbiturates contraindicated in renal failure?

Impaired elimination: All drugs that are taken are eventually metabolized and eliminated from the body. Although liver enzymes perform the bulk of metabolizing of these agents, elimination of the drug and their metabolites relies, to varying degrees, on the kidney. If the kidneys are failing, elimination is impaired, and a toxic buildup of the drug and/or its metabolites is possible. ...Read more

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Why phenytoin considered nonsedative antiepileptic?

Why phenytoin considered nonsedative antiepileptic?

Phenytoin: Not sure what you mean. Phenytoin is not considered to be a sedative by definition. This stands for the fact it doesn't possess properties that inhibit the brain in such a way as to induce relaxation, drowsiness, somnolence, calming. ...Read more

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Is propofol dangerous?

No, if......: All medications can be dangerous if used inappropriately. However, if used correctly and within accepted guidelines, medications, including propofol, are considered safe and effective. Propofol should only be used by anesthesiologists who have been properly trained on its use. ...Read more

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Is Coumadin (warfarin) a narcotic drug?

No: It is a medication that helps prevent blood from clotting in a way that is dangerous to the patient. It needs to be closely monitored with lab tests to be effective but is in no way addictive. ...Read more

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Effect of darvon-n tablet(propoxyphene napsylate)?

Effect of darvon-n tablet(propoxyphene napsylate)?

Off market: The drug was pulled off the market in the us last year due to adverse cardiac effects. ...Read more

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Is thioridazine dangerous?

Is thioridazine dangerous?

Thioridazine: Also known as mellaril, is one of older antipsychotic medications with significant side-effects especially if used with other medications, to include abnormal muscle movements, diabetes, increase cholesterol, effect on heart, excess sedation, excess dryness, etc. ...Read more

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Is acepromazine like ketamine?

Is acepromazine like ketamine?

No: Acepromazine and ketamine can both be used as animal anesthetics, but they are not the same drug. Ketamine is a nonbarbiturate anesthetic, and acepromazine is a phenothiazine related to thorazine (chlorpromazine) ( the first human antipsychotic agent discovered). Sometimes veterinarians may use the 2 of these drugs together. ...Read more

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Is narcotic overdose common?

Is narcotic overdose common?

Prescription>illegal: There are currently more deaths occurring from abuse of prescription narcotics than from heroin. ...Read more

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Dr. Wendy Askew
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Pentothal (Definition)

Pentothal is an anesthetic sedative which is a ...Read more