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Pentothal

 [pen´to-thal]
trademark for a preparation of thiopental sodium, used as an anesthetic.

Pentothal

(pĕn′tə-thôl′)
A trademark for the drug thiopental sodium.

Pentothal

The former brand name for the rapid-acting barbiturate drug THIOPENTONE SODIUM (thiopental) commonly used to induce general anaesthesia. The drug is now known as Intraval.

Pentothal

a proprietary name for thiopental.
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For instance, if the IV line is not flushed properly between the administration of sodium pentothal and pancuronium bromide, a precipitate could form that could clog the IV line.
Hence, drugs such as sodium pentothal and sodium amytal hardly
The method was widely used by Western intelligence agencies during the Cold War, before it emerged that the drugs used - typically the barbiturate sodium pentothal - may induce hallucinations, delusions and psychotic manifestations
32) The state public information office informed Professor Denno that the chemicals Missouri used were sodium pentothal, pancuronium bromide, and potassium chloride.
Posner writes that Zubaydah was questioned by two Arab-Americans posing as Saudi security personnel, having been given drugs including the `truth serum' sodium pentothal.
Having teamed up via local indie acts Pentothal and The Nova Express, they've settled on a wistful, evocative style of music - at times complex, but still as tuneful as you'll hear.
after the staff leaves the chamber, a lethal, molasses-thick combination of sodium pentothal, pancuronium bromide and potassium chloride will start flowing into his veins.
The crowd came closer to the Robisons, surrounding them with a hug and huddle as news crews poked cameras and microphones into the circle of tears, prayers and memories of the man who, at that moment, was being injected with sodium pentothal to put him to sleep, pancuronium to stop his breathing and potassium chloride to stop his heart.
Pentothal and meperidine are examples of drugs with low therapeutic indices.
And there were days when he, too, felt something like disgust for the interminable treatments with taquiflaxin or aminazin or pentothal, the interminable sawhorses, mitrioni jackets, submarines, purple rooms, perches, crazy dentists, green circles, electrodes, ferrinhos and piquadas, sometimes he even felt revulsion for the interminable screaming and pleading, for the fear-sweat, and all those tears and that spit and mucus and blood, and for the stupid arrogance of those guys who always thought that they would be the only ones not to talk.
After dosing, the rats were fasted for 18 h and then anaesthetized with sodium pentothal solution (50 mg/kg i.
See ABBOTT LABORATORIES, PENTOTHAL FOR INJECTION, USP (THIOPENTAL SODIUM) 3-4 (1993), available at http://www.