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Synonyms for Amytal

the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate

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1979b) have suggested that the effects of sodium amytal interviews are due to non-drug factors and that the barbiturate is nothing more than a placebo.
Dr Kerr, who had a surgery at the Williamwood Medical Centre in Clarkston, Glasgow, for 30 years, prescribed sodium amytal to five other patients, although four of them did not suffer from insomnia.
Hence, drugs such as sodium pentothal and sodium amytal hardly
The cases proceeded under the belief that when people are repeatedly brutalized, their memories can be completely repressed into the unconscious and later reliably recovered with hypnosis, dream interpretation, sodium amytal, or other therapeutic "memory work.
wrote to the editor in the July/August issue to "correct" the chronology of sodium amytal related to an article about him in the preceding Saturday Evening Post issue.
Between 1989 and 1992, Dudley administered dextromethorphan (a synthetic derivative of morphine) to Drummond and injected him with sodium amytal, a powerful and widely discredited sedative that renders patients suggestible.
One set of results involved 20 cases of war neurosis treated with sodium amytal narcosis and psychotherapy.
The apparent discrepancy between the absence of patterning under amytal and Thorazine observed by Davis and Prytula (1979) and Howard and McHose (1974) and its occurrence under Thorazine observed by Davis, Thomas, & Prytula (1981) is likely caused by differences in trial-administration procedures.
He echoes Shneour's remarks regarding polygraph tests and notes that sodium amytal ("truth serum") is just as unreliable.
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
The panel found he prescribed the woman, known as Patient A, sodium amytal "solely for the purpose of ending her life".
A GMC panel slated 61-year-old Glasgow GP Dr Iain Kerr's decision to dole out 30 sodium amytal pills as "inappropriate and irresponsible".
Kik gives her sodium amytal (the old "truth serum") to aid her catharsis.
In later paragraphs they refer to the injection of the sodium amytal as a tranquilizer.
Sodium amytal (amobarbitol), the so-called truth serum, is a barbiturate.