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Pentobarbital

Basic Information

Summary

A CNS depressant drug that is of the barbituate class. Typically not used often as it is easier to OD on than benzodiazepines, the new alternative to barbituates. Used often for insomnia, to cause sedation.

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
Light50-100mg
Common100-200mg
Heavy200-300mg
IM
Light100-150mg
Common150-200mg
Heavy200mg+
IV
Light50-60mg
Common60-100mg
Heavy100mg+
Duration
Oral
Onset15-60 minutes
Duration3-4 hours
After-effects1-36 hours
IM
Onset10-25 minutes
Duration3-4 hours
After-effects1-36 hours
IV
Onset1 minutes
Duration15-20 hours
After-effects1-36 hours
Effects

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    Aliasesnembutal
    novopentobarb
    AvoidAll other CNS depressants, also avoid if you have respiratory issues or liver issues as barbiturates are harsh on the liver.
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    Interactions

    No interaction information for Pentobarbital

    References & Notes

    General