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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.
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Under the unwritten protocol, nonmedical prison personnel first administered 5 grams of sodium pentothal; then, 60 milligrams of pancuronium bromide; and lastly, a 240-milliequivalent injection of potassium chloride, with a saline solution following each drug.
But how would Wilbur's alleged desire to encourage Mason's creativity explain her administration of electroshock and day-and-night injections of sodium pentothal to Mason?
The injectable agents include droperidol (Inapsinc), etomidare (Amidate), fospropofol (Lusedra), ketamine (Ketalar), methohexital (Brevital), midazolam (Versed), propofol (Diprivan), and sodium thiopental (Pentothal).
There is a serious consideration to substitute expensive drugs with less costly alternatives3 or use combination of them to minimize the use of expensive drugs.4 Pentothal is a short acting barbiturate which can reduce the cost of induction to one seventh of Propofol induction cost.5 Some experts believe that although Propofol and Pentothal affect different areas on the brain but their pharmacologic effect are the same.6,7
L'osservazione di maggior pregio e quella in cui Castaldi identifica la storia di Pentothal come il primo libro a fumetti a impiegare la tecnica dello stream of consciousness (80) e di un marcato plurilinguismo, quasi una risposta del fumetto alle provocazioni culturali della neoavanguardia letteraria e di Carlo Emilio Gadda.
Hypnosis: A patient who was unresponsive to multiple medical treatments for CRPS was assessed using a sodium pentothal hypnosis interview.
One: "I'm not coming back." Two: "I was never there." These two, combined, is sodium pentothal injected into the Hippocampus of Fascist Nationalism.
He was secretary-manager at Pentothal, well known around Preston and the north.
(14) The procedure began with five grams of sodium pentothal, which causes the prisoner to lose consciousness.
Bronchoalveolar lavage cytology: The animals were anaesthetized 24 h after challenge with ovalbumin with an intraperitoneal injection of pentothal sodium (50 mg/kg).
Creep up on me with a syringe of sodium pentothal and a dictaphone after eight hours' slumber and William S Burroughs would come a very distant second, rather like the hapless Klute in that mid-1980s mis-match against So Careful.