Definition of pentobarbitone in English:



  • 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.’