chloral hydrate


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chloral hydrate

n.
A colorless crystalline compound, C2H3Cl3O2, used as a sedative and hypnotic drug and in the manufacture of DDT.

chloral hydrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline soluble solid produced by the reaction of chloral with water and used as a sedative and hypnotic; 2,2,2-trichloro-1,1-ethanediol. Formula: CCl3CH(OH)2
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Noun1.chloral hydrate - a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative; irritates the stomach and can be addictive
knockout drops - chloral hydrate in combination with alcohol; usually administered surreptitiously to make the drinker unconscious
depressant, downer, sedative, sedative drug - a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
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chloral hydrate

n hidrato de cloral
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Other members of the sedative-hypnotic class are chloral hydrate, ethchlorvynol, glutethimide, meprobamate, methyprylon, paraldehyde, and triclofos.
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Founded in 1983, it markets a broad range of its ValuBrand and generic prescription products in many therapeutic categories, including the Somnote brand of chloral hydrate capsules, mephobarbital tablets and the Folbic brand of folic acid with [B.
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TCAA is also a metabolite of TRI, TCE, and PERC, commonly used industrial chemicals and groundwater contaminants (ATSDR 1995, 1996, 1997), and of chloral hydrate, a drug typically used in the elderly or the young for sedation and sleep induction and for the treatment of intractable status epilecticus (Humbert et al.
At the initial randomization to maintenance therapy, patients discontinued concurrent medications except for low-dose lorazepam, temazepam, oxazepam, or chloral hydrate.
Drueciel Ford, 49, pleaded not guilty to five counts of child abuse and unprofessional conduct in Pasadena Superior Court on Wednesday, 11 months after a 15-year-old patient sedated with chloral hydrate almost died and was left brain-damaged after having a tooth pulled.
Prescription medication should be limited to chloral hydrate and benzodiazepines except in extraordinary circumstances.
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