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 (ăm′ō-bär′bĭ-tăl′, -bĭ-tôl′)
A barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used as a sedative and a hypnotic.


(ˌæməʊˈbɑːbɪtəl; ˌeɪməʊ-)
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug with sedative, hypnotic, and analgesic properties used to relieve insomnia and control convulsions


(ˌæm oʊˈbɑr bɪˌtæl, -ˌtɔl)

a colorless, crystalline barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used chiefly as a sedative.
[1945–50; am (yl) + -o- + barbital]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
amobarbital sodium, Amytal, blue angel, blue devil, blue - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
truth drug, truth serum - an intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely
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The intracarotid injection of amobarbital (Wada test) has mostly been replaced by functional MRI, which offers a non-invasive way to determine lateralisation of functions such as speech and memory.
Fueron pocos los antidepresivos y ansioliticos suministrados, solo 5 casos (4%): amitriptilina (Mutabon) a 2 pacientes y de forma individual nialamida (Niamid), compuesto de dextroanfetamina y amobarbital (Dexamil), dimetil imipramina (Pertofrane) e imipramina (Toframil).
Lesnefsky, "Blockade of electron transport before cardiac ischemia with the reversible inhibitor amobarbital protects rat heart mitochondria," The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
Individual patient prediction of seizure lateralization in temporal lobe epilepsy: A comparison between neuropsychological memory mesures and the Intracarotid Amobarbital Procedure.
FDA-approved agents for treating insomnia include amobarbital, butabarbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital, secobarbital, chloral hydrate, diphenhydramine, doxylamine, doxepin, estazolam, flurazepam, lorazepam, quazepam, temazepam, triazolam, eszopidone, zaleplon, zolpidem, ramelteon, and suvorexant.
Dichotic-listening performance and intracarotid injections of amobarbital in children and adolescents.
A number of weird and funny names appear for street drugs used for recreation, such as purple hearts (d-amphetamine and amobarbital mixture), Krokodil (a mixture of des-morphine and cleansing oil misused for getting a kick- skin becomes rough and scaly as of crocodile), Angel dust (phencyclidine), Mushroom (psilocybin), Crack (cocaine), Fantasy (gamma hydroxybutyrate), Acid (LSD), Grass (marijuana), Ecstasy or Molly (MDMA-methylene dioxy methyl amphetamine), Beans (mescaline), crystal (Methyl amphetamine) and Smack or brown sugar (heroin).
clozapine, olanzapine Anxiety medications Alprazolam, diazepam Barbiturates Amobarbital aprobarbital.
Like marijuana, "the drugs in this schedule have a high abuse potential with severe psychic or physical dependence liability and include opium, morphine, codeine, dilaudid, methadone, metamphetamine, preludin, ritalin, amobarbital, secobarbital and doriden.
Furthermore, reversible blockade of electron transport during ischaemia at complex I by amobarbital results in partial uncoupling of mitochondrial respiration thus allowing re-initiation of oxidative phosphorylation and prevention of cardiac injury during reperfusion (55).
The influence of amobarbital (amylobarbitone) and methamphetamine on the focus of attention.