butabarbital

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butabarbital

 [bu″tah-bahr´bĭ-tal]
a short- to intermediate-acting barbiturate, used preoperatively as the base or sodium salt as a sedative and hypnotic aid to anesthesia. Administered orally.
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butabarbital

A fast-acting sedative/hypnotic of intermediate duration of action.
 
Adverse effects
Drowsiness, insomnia, nightmares, headaches, dizziness, depression, excitability, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dyspnoea.
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butabarbital

Pyridium® Pharmacology A sedative/hypnotic of intermediate duration of action
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