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Chemical Pentobarbital

Name Pentobarbital
CAS Type 1 Name 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5-ethyl-5-(1-methylbutyl)-
Equivalent Terms Diabutal | Etaminal | Ethaminal | Mebubarbital | Mebumal | Monosodium Salt Pentobarbital | Nembutal | Pentobarbital, Monosodium Salt | Pentobarbital Sodium | Pentobarbitone | Sagatal
CAS Registry Number 76-74-4
Definition A short-acting barbiturate that is effective as a sedative and hypnotic (but not as an anti-anxiety) agent and is usually given orally. It is prescribed more frequently for sleep induction than for sedation but, like similar agents, may lose its effectiveness by the second week of continued administration. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p236)
Structure Pentobarbital
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MeSH® ID D010424
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ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pyrimidines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pyrimidinones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Barbiturates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Pentobarbital Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Pentobarbital Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  1-(glucopyranosyl)pentobarbital
  2-hydroxylamine-5-ethyl-5-sec-pentylbarbituric acid Has associated diseases
  3'-hydroxypentobarbital
  4'-hydroxypentobarbitone
  benzobamil
  chloropent
  cyclopentobarbital
  N-allylpentobarbital
  N,N-diallylpentobarbital