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Synonyms for Seconal

barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions

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Muchos otros cayeron alucinados en las ollas de bazuco y seconal.
The drug, known as Lilies, is thought to be the depressant Quinalbarbiton or Seconal, which may also be referred to as 'seggies,' or 'seckies'.
Throw in Ambien and Sonata, and "in the bad old days" sedatives such as Nembutal, Seconal, and Miltown.
With our trunk of medical supplies we were quite generous with Sodium Seconal at night and morphine during the day.
The agency requested the labeling changes for the following medications: Ambien/Ambien CR, Butisol Sodium, Carbrital, Dalmane, Doral, Halcion, Lunesta, Placidyl, Prosom, Restoril, Rozerem, Seconal and Sonata.
secobarbital, marketed as Seconal by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.
It rubbishes the "probably suicide" verdict and said her pal Peter Lawford made "special arrangements" with Dr Ralph Greenson to prescribe Marilyn 60 Seconal tablets - much more than needed.
But critically, the report exposes an alleged conspiracy for the actress to unwittingly commit suicide with the drug Seconal, a barbiturate used to treat insomnia and relieve anxiety.
When Auden and Isherwood first arrived in America he greeted them dockside in New York and appointed himself their tour guide, supplying them with "Benzedrine tablets to get them going in the morning, Seconal at night to help them sleep, and alcohol to enhance their experience all day long.
The man, 42-year-old David Prueitt, a terminally ill lung cancer patient, ingested a usually lethal dose of barbiturates - 100 capsules of Seconal dissolved in apple sauce - and fell into a coma, then awoke nearly three days later.
Ellison edited the one-hour program from 19 hours of video-taped interviews with his friend, artist Jo Roman, who had breast cancel: Roman took a fatal overdose of Seconal in 1979.
Be aware that valerian can augment the effects of barbiturates like Seconal and benzodiazepines such as Valium and Halcion.