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Related to pentobarbital: phenobarbital, pentobarbital sodium
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Noun1.pentobarbital - a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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The injection itself is an anesthetic drug called pentobarbital. It is injected into a vein on the front leg.
* Barbiturates, such as pentobarbital (Nembutal) and secobarbital (Seconal), used to treat insomnia and anxiety
Pentobarbital, the drug used to euthanize these animals, ends up being fed to our pets.
Os animais foram anestesiados com injecoes intra peritoneais de pentobarbital sodico 3% (1,0 ml/kg) e perfundidos com (glutaraldeido 2,5%, em PBS) atraves do ventriculo esquerdo do coracao.
Thirty-nine 6- to 8-week-old National Institutes of Health (NIH) Swiss mice (Harlan, Indianapolis, IN, USA) were anesthetized with pentobarbital, and the distal portion of the tail was exposed to 1 infected mosquito.
Unlike horsemeat from slaughterhouses, which can also be made into dog food, horse carcasses laced with sodium pentobarbital are poisonous.
After a habituation period of at least 1 week, rats were anesthetized with pentobarbital (30-40 mg/kg ip) and every 30 min thereafter received an injection of atropine sulfate (0.3 mg/kg ip) to avoid respiratory failure during the cannula implantation.
Monitoring adequate sedation levels in the patient who is chemically paralyzed or in a barbiturate (pentobarbital) induced coma is a complicated process.
The children were sedated with pentobarbital (3-5 mm/kg) or chloral hydrate (50-75 mg/kg).
In lethal doses, drugs in the barbiturate family - Nembutal is the brand name for the generic pentobarbital - offer the quickest and most foolproof avenue to suicide.
Analysis of this meat revealed traces of pentobarbital, a commonly used sedative.
This study investigated the effects of a 30 minute exposure to three anesthetics (ketamine=KET, halothane=HAL, pentobarbital = PEN) on induction of four HSP70 family proteins (HSP72, HSC73, HSP75, GRP78).