thiopental sodium

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thi·o·pen·tal sodium

 (thī′ō-pĕn′tăl′, -tôl′)
A barbiturate, C11H17N2O2SNa, that takes effect rapidly, used to induce general anesthesia, as an anticonvulsant, and for euthanasia. Also called sodium thiopental.

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thiopental sodium

(Pharmacology) a barbiturate drug used in medicine as an intravenous general anaesthetic. Formula: C11H17NaN2O2S. Also called: Sodium Pentothal See also truth drug
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thi′o•pen′tal so′dium

(ˈθaɪ əˈpɛn tl, -tæl, -tɔl, ˌθaɪ-) thī`-),
a barbiturate, C11H18N2NaO2S, used as an anesthetic.
[1945–50; thio- + pent(obarbitone) + -al3]
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Noun1.thiopental sodium - barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic
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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All of the samples were in the same conditions after preparation and complete monitoring of induction of general anesthesia and were received pre-operative sedation of Midazolam and Fentanyl and were injected Thiopental Sodium and Atracurium.