Butabarbital

FDA Approved: * May 31, 1978
Pharm Company: * BUNDY
Category: Sleep Aid

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Butabarbital Overview

Butabarbital (trade name Butisol) is a prescription barbiturate sleep aid. Butabarbital has a particularly fast onset of effects and short duration of action compared to other barbiturates, which makes it useful for certain applications such as treating severe insomnia and relieving anxiety before surgical procedures; however it is also relatively dangerous particularly when combined with alcohol, and so is now rarely used, although it is still prescribed in some Eastern European and South Am...

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Butabarbital sleep aid

1. Major uses of the drug. 2. Active ingredient in the drug. 3. Chemical condensed structural formula of the active ingredient of the drug. 4. Name of functional groups in the named active ingredient in the drug. 5. Form in which this drug used. 6. Short chemistry-related information. ## Butabarbital is the active ingredient, in the US, it is commonly sold under the brand name Butisol. It is a barbituate, available by prescription only, that is mainly used to treat severe insomnia. Some of the most common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. You can read more on this medication here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## My mother has taken butisol for 66 years to help with her seizure medicine. This is the only thing that controls the seizures....

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Butabarbital
  • Capsule: 100mg, 15mg, 30mg, 50mg
  • Elixir: 30mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 30mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Butabarbital: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0037-0113 Butisol Sodium 30 mg Oral Tablet by Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0037-0114 Butisol Sodium 50 mg Oral Tablet by Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Butabarbital or a similar ingredient: (19 results)

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