Disease Information for Thiopental (Pentathal) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Porphyria, attack, acute intermittant
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Intravenous anesthetic use (ex)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
4,6(1H,5H) Pyrimidinedione 5 ethyldihydro 5 (1 methylbutyl) 2 thioxo, Penthiobarbital, Thiomebumal, thiopental, THIOPENTAL PREPARATION, Thiopentobarbital, Thiopentone, Thiopentone (product), Thiopentone (substance), Brand name/Pentathal (Thiopental), Britain-BNF/Thiopentone (Thiopental)
Definition

Barbiturate sedative hypnotic drug; used as anti-convulsant in status epilepticus; oral and parenteral; respiratory depression occurs

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