11 doctors weighed in:

Why would a person take chloral hydrate?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Sedation

Clinically this drug is used in anesthesia as a short acting sedative for pediatric procedures.
It also has ben used in some cases for alcohol withdrawal and insomnia.

In brief: Sedation

Clinically this drug is used in anesthesia as a short acting sedative for pediatric procedures.
It also has ben used in some cases for alcohol withdrawal and insomnia.
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