Category: Nembutal

Uses of Nembutal Pentobarbital

Typical applications for pentobarbital are sedative, short term hypnotic, preanesthetic, insomnia treatment, and control of convulsions in emergencies. Abbott Pharmaceutical discontinued manufacture of their Nembutal brand of Pentobarbital capsules in 1999, largely replaced by the benzodiazepine family of drugs. Pentobarbital was also widely abused, known on the street as “yellow jackets”. They were available as 30, 50, and 100-milligram capsules of yellow,…
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Facts About Nembutal

One brand name for this drug is Nembutal, coined by John S. Lundy, who started using it in 1930, from the structural formula of the sodium salt—Na (sodium) + ethyl + methyl + butyl + al (common suffix for barbiturates). It is used to treat sleep problems. It is used to calm you before a […]
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