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.
Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.Read more on TripSit Wiki...
These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.Read more on TripSit Wiki...
|Avoid||All other CNS depressants, also avoid if you have respiratory issues or liver issues as barbiturates are harsh on the liver.|
No interaction information for Pentobarbital
References & Notes
- Information on summary duration onset and dosage: Page 930 - Nurse's drug handbook 14th edition Jones and Bartlett 2015