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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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
N05CA02
Amobarbital
N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05C Hypnotics and sedatives → N05CA Barbiturates, plain

Trade names (in combination): TUINAL

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
AMYTAL SODIUM Powder for solution for injection
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US