PentothalActive Ingredient(s): Thiopental
FDA Approved: * September 23, 1959
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Sodium thiopental, also known as Sodium Pentothal (a trademark of Abbott Laboratories), thiopental, thiopentone, or Trapanal (also a trademark), is a rapid-onset short-acting barbiturate general anesthetic. It is the thiobarbiturate analog of pentobarbital, and an analog of thiobarbital. Sodium thiopental was a core medicine in the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, but was supplanted by propofol.... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.