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Secobarbital

Basic Information

Summary

A Barbiturate derivative that possesses all the classic effects of todays Benzodiazepines, and the old Barbiturates. It's used in the treatment of Epilepsy, short term treatment for insomnia, and a preoperative medication for anaesthesia and anxiolysis for short surgical/diagnostic/therapeutic procedures.

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
Light25-50mg
Common50-150mg
Strong150-300mg

Duration

All ROAs
Onset15-30 minutes
Duration6-10 hours
After-effects1-24 hours

Aliases

seconal

Avoid

All other CNS depressants.

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Interactions

No interaction information for Secobarbital