sodium thiopental

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sodium thiopental

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Noun1.sodium thiopental - a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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I was hypnotised 23 times, I had my veins injected with sodium pentathol had my ears electrolised and my hands lasered.
I'm surprised the condemned are not put unconscious with a sodium pentathol injection, as per hospital operations.
But this good doctor tells Russell, "The process will deliver you to a new state of being," and soon she is recommending hypnosis and sodium pentathol to jog his memory.