Disease Information for Pentobarbital (Nembutal) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Low body temperature
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypothermia
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Sedation/torpor induced
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Oral contraceptive effect weakened
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Synonyms
Synonym
2 4 6(1H 3H 5H) Pyrimidinetrione 5 ethyl 5 (1 methylbutyl), Mebubarbital, PENTOBARBITAL, Pentobarbital (product), Pentobarbital (substance), PENTOBARBITAL PREPARATION, Pentobarbitone, Pentobarbitone chemical, Pentobarbitone chemical (substance), Brand name/Nembutal (Pentobarbital), Brand name/Nova Rectal (Pentobarbital enema)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Hour of sleep/HS medication
DRUG/Dose Rectal enema/suppository available
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
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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