Seconal


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seconal

(ˈsɛkənəl)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol the trade name for secobarbital
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Noun1.Seconal - barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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By subtle and judicious questioning I obtained from several medical friends their estimates of what constituted a fatal dose of Seconal. Last night I took it--plus ten.
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If taken with prescription drugs like Xanax, Valium or Seconal, it could cause severe adverse reactions.
Soon after California proposed its aid-in-dying law, Valeant Pharmaceuticals hiked the price of a lethal dose of Seconal to $3,000 (in 2009 it cost less than $200).
Oregon's death with dignity program helps terminally ill patients end their lives simply and painlessly by providing prescriptions for Seconal pills which the patient takes himself, notes Oregon's "FAQs About the Death with Dignity Act" web site.
The harmony was complete, with the sole exception of the Seconal and the spicy food, when the solemn lights around her body were abruptly bespattered.
Kevorkian injected a lethal mixture of Seconal, Anectine, and potassium chloride to end the patient's life.
His mother was an alcoholic and eventually committed suicide with an overdose of Seconal.
Memphis, ecrivain americain, un double de Tennessee Williams, qui noie sa melancolie dans l'alcool et le Seconal. LulE devient la maEtresse de la Spia, lequel noue avec Memphis une amitie aussi intense qu'inattendue.