chloral hydrate


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a colorless crystalline drug used as a sedative

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Substantial new toxicologic data (although none on mutagenicity) derived from studies of TCA, DCA, and chloral hydrate (CH) inform all these issues.
The case of this little girl, and one other case in which intoxication with chloral hydrate was very likely, came to be important evidence for the court.
She had developed apnea on one occasion following the administration of chloral hydrate.
One of the drugs, chloral hydrate, which was given to assist the patient in sleeping, is considered potentially dangerous because the difference between a prescribed dose and lethal dose is small.
Glue, hashish, chloral hydrate, and marijuana rounded out the highs and lows.
Apart from an unusually well-preserved gastrointestinal mucosa, intoxications with the agent chloral hydrate show an intensely pink mucosa, as we have shown elsewhere.
In Holloway Prison Miss Humphreys was prescribed chloral hydrate to help her sleep.
Interestingly, while almost all of the drugs listed have been replaced by more effective remedies, some, such as atropine, digitalis, chloral hydrate, codeine, and quinidine, are still used today.
They stem partially from allegations that Ford nearly killed a teen-ager last year with a dose of chloral hydrate, a sedative used by dentists.
Antianxiety and Hypnotic Agents -- Librium, Valium, Dalmane, Miltown/Equanil, Tranxene, Paxipam, Centrax, Klonopin, Ativan, ProSom, Doral, Serax, Xanax, Halcion, chloral hydrate, Doriden, Noludar, Placidyl, Seconal, Nembutal, Amytal, Tuinal, Butisol, phenobarbital
paracoxib is not mentioned, chloral hydrate is included as is chlordiazepoxoide (Librium).
Her death was ruled a suicide from an overdose of barbiturates and chloral hydrate.
Eroshevich prescribed "excessive amounts of controlled substances" - including chloral hydrate and Klonopin - to Smith.