Amobarbital

Description

Amobarbital is a member of the class of barbiturates. The barbiturates are nonselective central nervous system (CNS) depressants that are primarily used as sedative hypnotics. In subhypnotic doses, they are also used as anticonvulsants. Amobarbital has been shown to exhibit sedative and hypnotic properties.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
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Amobarbital
N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05C Hypnotics and sedatives → N05CA Barbiturates, plain

Other medications with this active ingredient in combination: TUINAL

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2D Molecule Structure

2D representation of molecule

Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

GWH6IJ239E - AMOBARBITAL

CAS Registry Number

57-43-2 - amobarbital

SNOMED-CT

372831009 - Amobarbital (substance)