barbiturates


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barbiturates

A group of potentially addictive sedatives and anesthetics, with severe side effects. Many were formerly used as tranquilizers. The best known are pentobarbital, phenobarbital, and amobarbital (all subject to abuse).
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As explained by Metro, the coroner's report stated it as a probable suicide using barbiturates or depressants.
Since most of the concerns of using drugs for capital punishment involve problems with injecting the drugs, an obvious alternative probably meeting constitutional muster would be for states to simply use pills rather than injections to administer drugs such as barbiturates, which are readily available and whose lethal properties are well known and very clearly established.
Cannabis, amphetamines and barbiturates are already Class B drugs.
If accepted, they are filmed taking barbiturates in water.
They included drugs used in the UK, such as benzodiazepines (including temazepam and diazepam), non-benzodiazepines (including zolpidem, zopiclone and zaleplon), barbiturates and sedative antihistamines.
He said he started drinking in 2007 and became addicted to alcohol, barbiturates and sleeping pills.
One group of drug dealers sold psychedelics, hashish, and marijuana; others sold crystal, crank, heroin or barbiturates.
At the very least, he could have used aromatherapy instead of barbiturates or propofol.
In the case of Harrison, who has epilepsy, the employer BEHI was within its rights to ask why his drug test came back positive for barbiturates, the court found.
He said drugs should be ranked by a "harm" index, he said, with alcohol coming fifth behind cocaine, heroin, barbiturates, and methadone.
The array requires a very small sample volume to test for the following DOA: cannabinoids, cocaine metabolite, EDDP, ecstasy, methadone, opiates, amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and ethanol.
Though it was officially said that he died of heart failure, there has been speculation that an overdose of cocaine and barbiturates played a part.