sodium amytal


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sodium amytal

n
(Pharmacology) another name for Amytal
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The psychiatrist and hospital chief superintendent is alleged to have injected children with the 'truth serum' sodium amytal before sexually abusing them.
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.
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.
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.
Kik gives her sodium amytal (the old "truth serum") to aid her catharsis.
wrote to the editor in the July/August issue to "correct" the chronology of sodium amytal related to an article about him in the preceding Saturday Evening Post issue.
Between 1989 and 1992, Dudley administered dextromethorphan (a synthetic derivative of morphine) to Drummond and injected him with sodium amytal, a powerful and widely discredited sedative that renders patients suggestible.