methohexital sodium

methohexital sodium

[meth′ōhek′sitôl]
an IV barbiturate of short duration.
indication It is used for the induction of anesthesia in short surgical procedures like cardioversion.
contraindications Porphyria, status asthmaticus, or known hypersensitivity to this drug or to any barbiturate prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are respiratory depression, skin rash, muscle tremors, hiccoughs, and cardiovascular dysfunction.
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