Disease Information for Amobarbital (Amytal) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
2,4,6(1H,3H,5H) Pyrimidinetrione 5 ethyl 5 (3 methylbutyl), AMOBARBITAL, Amobarbital (product), Amobarbital (substance), AMOBARBITAL PREPARATION, Amylobarbitone, Amylobarbitone chemical, Amylobarbitone chemical (substance), Pentymal, Britain-BNF/Amylobarbatone (Amobarbital), Brand name/Amytal (Amobarbital)
Definition

Barbiturate sedative hypnotic drug; oral and parenteral preparation; narrow safety range with respiratory depression/arrest on overdose especially with alcohol abuse

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