Amobarbital

Active ingredient 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

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Amobarbital
N Nervous system → N05 Psycholeptics → N05C Hypnotics and sedatives → N05CA Barbiturates, plain
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Amobarbital is found within below combination drugs:

TUINAL

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL)
US

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

GWH6IJ239E - AMOBARBITAL

CAS registry number

57-43-2 - amobarbital

SNOMED-CT

372831009 - Amobarbital (substance)