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- British term for pentobarbital
- ‘Small supplementary doses of sodium pentobarbital (total dose ranging from 3.2 to 6.5 mg/kg) were intermittently administered during the course of the experiment as needed to maintain adequate levels of sedation.’
- ‘Interactions with benzodiazepines, pentobarbital, and other central nervous system depressants can yield additional sedative effects.’
- ‘If and when the brain-swelling begins to subside, they can turn off the pentobarbital and gradually bring the patient out of the coma.’
- ‘Hamsters were anesthetized with sodium pentobarbital (60 mg/kg, intraperitoneally).’
- ‘Though barbiturates and benzodiazepines might be cross-tolerant, diazepam is preferred over pentobarbital in tolerance testing.’
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