Drug use in mothers of affected babies included opioids among 81% (including methadone for 70%); heroin, 42%; cocaine, 29%; marijuana, 26%; benzodiazepines, 18%; buprenorphine, 6%; and barbiturates
Since most of the concerns of using drugs for capital punishment involve problems - including an artificial scarcity - with drugs which are injected, an obvious alternative would be for states to simply use pills rather than injections to administer drugs such as barbiturates
, whose lethal properties are well controlled, well known, and very clearly established, as noted in a Slate article entitled "How Does Assisted Suicide Work?
Two classes of CNS depressants have the potential for misuse, abuse, and addiction: benzodiazepines and barbiturates
Summary: A series of NN-dimethyl-arylidene barbiturates
1-22 has been re-synthesized and evaluated against a number of Gram-positive Gram-negative bacteria and some fungal strains.
The progress of synthetic chemistry and their immediate application in the pharmaceutical industry have led to a marked increase in the number of substances with hypnotic action and barbiturates
As explained by Metro, the coroner's report stated it as a probable suicide using barbiturates
The probe concluded that she had killed herself with an overdose of barbiturates
Cannabis, amphetamines and barbiturates
are already Class B drugs.
WASHINGTON -- A pharmacist which recently provided the state of Texas with barbiturates
to use during executions by lethal injection has demanded the return of his stock after being drawn into a legal battle.
If accepted, they are filmed taking barbiturates
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.