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Pentobarbital Overview

Pentobarbital, also known as pentobarbitone, is a short-acting barbiturate. In high doses, pentobarbital causes death by respiratory arrest. In the United States, the drug has been used for executions of convicted criminals. Lundbeck (one of many manufacturers) does not permit its sale to prisons or corrections departments to carry out the death penalty. Abbott Pharmaceuticals' brand of pentobarbital, Nembutal, which was available in 50 and 100mg yellow capsules, was discontinued in 1999.&...

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Availability of nembutal in India

I'm planning on going to India soon, so I'd be really grateful if anyone has any ideas on this. Such as: can I pick up nembutal in India? - Maybe even over the counter in a shop? ## I will be highly grateful if someone can tell me about the availability of nembutal... And just to mention beforehand, it won't certainly be used for euthanasia. ## Hello Carob, I personally do not have the answer you are looking for but one way of finding out is to contact a foreign embassy for the country you are trying to visit and ask them about the legality of the drug you are looking for. More than likely they will have all of the answers you need or at least have a source that you can turn to in order to get the answers. Here is a link to some useful phone numbers and emails to help you fi...

pentobarbital - still on the market?

Is either seconal, Nembutal or tuinal still on the market? ## I have been using Ambien but it does not seem to be doing any good. Thanks, Wayne ## Hi Wayne, According to, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc (PAI) has discontinued manufacturing all forms of Pentobarbital (Nembutal) here in the US. Secobarbital (Seconal) has also been discontinued in some countries as well, so if you're really set on finding this medication you may have to travel outside of the country in search of other manufacturers. A lot of people tend to visit Mexico for these types of things, but I couldn't guarantee that you'd even be able to find it after hearing about all the health problems associated with its use. Have you talked with your doctor about trying any other alternatives as a potential...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 50mg
  • Elixir: 18.2mg/5ml
  • Injection: 50mg/ml
  • Suppository: 120mg, 200mg, 30mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Pentobarbital: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17478-181 Pentobarbital Sodium 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 24201-010 Pentobarbital Sodium 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by Leucadia Pharmaceuticals
  • 25021-676 Pentobarbital 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Solution by Sagent Pharmaceuticals
  • 70655-501 Pentobarbital Sodium 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Renaissance Ssa, LLC

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

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