Pentothal

Active Ingredient(s): Thiopental
Pharm Company: * ABBOTT
Category: Anesthetic

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



Pentothal Overview

Sodium thiopental, also known as Sodium Pentothal (a trademark of Abbott Laboratories, not to be confused with pentobarbital), thiopental, thiopentone, or Trapanal (also a trademark) or Fatal-Plus in veterinary euthanasia contexts, is a rapid-onset short-acting barbiturate general anesthetic that is an analogue of thiobarbital. Sodium thiopental was a core medicine in the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines,[3] which is a list of minimum medical needs for ...

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truth serum

it makes you tell the truth without you knowing it ## The medical name for what is refered to as Truth Serum is called Sodium Pentothal. But it is a common misperception that Sodium Pentothal will actually make somebody tell the truth against their will. Rather it acts more as a general anesthesia by depressing the central nervous system. So while it could lower somebody's inhibitions (like when you go to a bar a have a few drinks), it cannot actually make somebody tell the truth against their will.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Thiopental
  • Injection: 1g, 2.5g, 250mg, 2g, 400mg, 500mg, 5g
  • Suspension: 400mg/gm
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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