Evipal (ē´vipū l),

n.pr the brand name for hexobarbital, a rapid-acting barbiturate.
Evipal sodium,
n the brand name for hexobarbital sodium. An ultrashort-acting barbiturate of the
n-methyl type whose pharmacologic actions, from a clinical standpoint, are essentially similar to thiopental (Pentothal).
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Second, the authors surprisingly choose to omit any reference to the revolutionary significance of the introduction of several intravenous agents: in 1933 of sodium evipal and in 1934 of sodium thiopental; in 1942 of curare; and in 1977 of propofol.