Brevital

Active Ingredient(s): Methohexital
Category: Anesthetic



Brevital Overview

Methohexital or methohexitone (marketed under the brand names Brevital and Brietal) is a drug which is a barbiturate derivative. It is classified as short-acting, and has a rapid onset of action. It is similar in its effects to sodium thiopental, a drug with which it competed in the market for anaesthetics. Contents 1 Pharmacology 2 Indications 3 Synthesis 4 References 5 External links Pharmacology Methohexital binds to a distinct site which is associated with Cl− ionophores at...

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Brevital cost

How much should an injection of this stuff cost in a hospital environment? They knocked me out for 5 minutes for a failed cardioversion and charged > $2k for the Brevital! ## Breavital contains Methohexital sodium, it is a short acting anesthetic. As to how much it should cost, that is entirely up to the hospital. There is no hard and fast rule that says any drug should only cost a certain amount. Each hospital has its own formula, that starts with how much they pay for their supply, broken down by dosages. On top of that, other costs are factored in, such as the syringe, the surrounding medical care, the cost of the salary of the person for the time they had to take to give it to you and etc. All of these factors can add up, really fast, to very high amounts for medications adminis...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methohexital
  • Injection: 2.5g, 500mg, 5g
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Brevital: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 42023-105 Brevital Sodium 500 mg/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous; Rectal Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-106 Brevital Sodium 2.5 g/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous; Rectal Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-148 Brevital Sodium 200 mg/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous; Rectal Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 54569-3912 Brevital Sodium 500 mg/1 Intramuscular; Intravenous; Rectal Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by A-s Medication Solutions LLC

Other drugs which contain Methohexital or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Brevital cost
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