Amytal


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Amytal

(ˈæmɪˌtæl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a barbiturate, a brand of amobarbital, used as a sedative and hypnotic
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Noun1.Amytal - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturateAmytal - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
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The company's biggest selling products include Iletin, Amytal, Methiolate, Prozac and Ceclor.
245) What a person says under the influence of sodium amytal may be no more reliable than what he says under the influence of large amounts of alcohol.
The Wada test, or intra-carotid amytal procedure (IAP), has been considered the gold standard for lateralising language.
Many of us in there would have given all (But we had nothing) for one small razor blade Or seventy grains of the comforting amytal.
And yes, it was suggested (in 1997) that I leave the clinic and rural population I had worked with when I refused to administer sodium amytal to help the clinic director communicate with more alters in several of the patients.
Sodium amytal is given by mouth after a light breakfast and methylphenidate is ingested from 10 to 15 minutes later.
He prescribed 30 sodium amytal pills to the 87-year-old former businesswoman in 1998 after she told him she had considered suicide.
According to Alison Winter, a science historian at the University of Chicago, who has studied the origins and applications of truth serum, the term that was used to describe the use of certain drugs, most commonly barbiturates like sodium amytal and sodium pentothal, to try to extract truthful statements from people about their past experiences.
Dr Iain Kerr, 61, prescribed 30 sodium amytal pills to the former businesswoman in 1998 after she told him she had considered suicide.
Dr Kerr, who had a surgery at the Williamwood Medical Centre in Clarkston, Glasgow, for 30 years, prescribed sodium amytal pills to five other patients, despite the fact four did not suffer from insomnia.
The General Medical Council was told Dr Iain Kerr, 61, admitted prescribing sodium amytal to the woman and others who wished to take their lives.
The security agencies use it with amytal as a truth drug.