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Glutethimide

Basic Information

Summary

Is a hypnotic sedative that was introduced in 1954, as a "safe" alternative to barbiturates to treat insomnia. Anecdotally long term use has had effects similar to withdrawal, while still on a stable dose of the drug.

Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Dose

Oral
Light250mg
Common500mg
Strong750mg+

Duration

All ROAs
Onset30-45 minutes
Duration2-8 hours
After-effects1-12 hours

Avoid

All other CNS depressants.

Aliases

doriden
elrodorm
noxyron
glimid

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Interactions

No interaction information for Glutethimide