paraldehyde


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Synonyms for paraldehyde

a colorless liquid (a cyclic trimer of acetaldehyde) that is used as a sedative and a solvent

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The role of mercury salts in the catalytic transformation of acetylene into acetaldehyde, and a new commercial process for the manufacture of paraldehyde.
The treatment of convulsions in cerebral malaria with intravenous (or, if not possible, rectal) benzodiazepines or intramuscular paraldehyde is similar to that for repeated seizures from any cause (8).
Efficacy and safety of intranasal lorazepam versus intramuscular paraldehyde for protracted convulsions in children: An open randomized trial.
We used barbiturates and paraldehyde for the particularly uncooperative.
prescribed Hoffman's anodyne and paraldehyde to treat her nervous
Intravenous diazepam achieved quicker sedation of patients compared with rectal paraldehyde in one study, and there was no difference in sedation times between intramuscular diazepam and oral barbital in another, said Dr.
Intravenous diazepam achieved quicker sedation of patients, compared with rectal paraldehyde in one study, and there was no difference in sedation times between intramuscular diazepam and oral barbital in another, said Dr.