Seconal

Active Ingredient(s): Secobarbital
Category: Sleep Aid



Seconal Overview

Secobarbital sodium (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company, and subsequently by other companies as described below, under the brand name Seconal) is a barbiturate derivative drug that was patented in 1934 in the United States.[2] It possesses anaesthetic, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, and hypnotic properties. In the United Kingdom, it was known as quinalbarbitone. It is the most frequently used drug in physician-assisted suicide within the United States.[3]...

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Seconal Availability

In what countries can patients be prescribed Seconal as a sleep agent? ## Seconal, aka known as 'red's are a good choice..if not abused. ## Fron verified data published in February of 2014, it was a "orphan drug" not on the NHS in United KIngdom but could be special ordered by Flynn Pharma, in likely the 100 mg capsules. Also in the United Kingdom as a combination barb capsule containing Secobarbital Sodium 50 mg+ Amobarbital Sodium 50 mg by Flynn Pharma, marketed as "Tuinal" capsules, Not on the UK NHS, a special order "orphan product" by target specific UK private medical doctors. Source Martindale Volume B 38th edition The Extra Pharmacopoeia, Pharmaceutical Press London. ## I heard Walgreens would be able to get Seconal October 12th, 2018. Same story,...

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Seconal for Insomnia

My physician prescribed every benzo drug imaginable (Ambien, Lunesta, sp?) and they were ineffective for my occasional insomnia, at best. He gave me a prescription for Seconal to use as needed. When I tried to fill it you would have thought the Rx said "Opiates" or "LSD". The younger pharmacists had not a clue as to what it was, and the older ones acted like they had seen a ghost. Anyway, I finally found the medication via my home delivery pharmacy and when I need it, I take it and it works. No wiped out memory, no sleepwalking, so groggy aftermath. Any drug when taken in excess or with other drugs can be dangerous...this includes simple OTC drugs, Tylenol, aspirin etc. This drug has been so vilified. I know that there is another use for the drug (in Oregon), however thi...

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Seconal and the correct uses

Walgreens in Georgia orders 100 capsules for me every three months. Must be careful with this Rx, however it works better than anything available for insomnia. It is definitely available. Most younger pharmacists have never heard of it and the older pharmacists know it but "haven't had a script in 30 years for Seconal". The new company that purchased rights to produce Seconal (Valliant) has been under fire for hiking the price to sometimes over 4000.00/100 capsules in this EIGHTY year old drug. This is insane. It is used in Oregon and California for assisted suicide and apparently works very well. Regardless, for an insomniac, nothing works better than carefully used Seconal. It has been vilified to the point physicians are scared to prescribe. So silly. ## One should be car...

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Seconal prescription NJ

I am looking for a doctor in the NJ area who has prescribed Seconal for insomnia. I have tried everything else with no luck. I am sleeping about 2 hours a day. Does anyone know of any doctors in this area that have prescribed this medication? Thank you!

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Depression, Anxiety, Agitation - It's Unbearable

For over 50 years I struggled with this condition. I stuck it out with hard work and faking it. Now that I'm nearly 77, I cant go on anymore, but don't want to traumatize family that I see (not often)! In three years I lost my wife (2015), sister (2016), & both young nieces (2017- 2018). I had supported them all until death basically! I have been on psychotropic prescription drugs for 50 years, presently on three 1mg Xanax and two Effexor 150 mg. It's hell on earth! ## Are those the only medications you are currently on? I could be that you need to try a different medication, or a combination of them. Have you informed your doctor that this current combination just isn't working? You've been through a lot, so it is not surprising that you are feeling this way, yo...

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shelf life seconal

what's the shelf-life of old seconal tablets? ## Shelf life of Seconal is 60 months. Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## In my experience, expired Seconal was 100 percent good. I've taken expired 60s even 50s of Secobarb / Seconal and it's like nothing changed period.

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Seconal (reds) availability

I remember these from the 60s, when we took anything and everything for a buzz. Now I'd just like to get some sleep that lasts for more than 5 minutes. My drug abuse as a teenager left me hypersensitive to most drugs, even OTC stuff. Something that works the first time is quickly ineffective and actually has the opposite effect: wide awake, wired, terrible waking nightmares. These new benzos gave the drug companies new products to patent, but are of little value for serious insomnia. ## How about Placidyl? I couldn't think of the name until I read Steven Tyler's book, "Does the Noise in my Head Bother You?" Did this sleep med also get thrown on the scrap heap in favor of alprazolam and its mamby-pamby cousins? ## Yeah, I remember the jelly reds and greens. Haven'...

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Seconal for Euthanasia

I can an incurable illness. I need to acquire seconal for purposes of euthanasia. How can I do this? ## Hi Gio, I'm sorry to hear that you are trying to use this medication to end your life. For this very reason, I have my doubts that a doctor would even be willing to write you a script for it. Seconal (Secobarbital sodium) is a "prescription-only" medication, indicated for: Treatment of epilepsy, Temporary treatment of insomnia, & Used as a preoperative medication to produce anaesthesia and anxiolysis in short surgical, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures which are minimally painful. May I ask what type of illness you have that cannot be cured? ## I'm so sorry for your situation. ## Hint: vet clinics only in the country of Peru, in target specific cities, such as ...

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seconal from 2006

I received a prescription for seconal 100mg in 2006. It has not been opened and kept in the dark. What are the chances that it is still active? If it is not 100% active can you estimate it's activity? Could it be 50% active? Thank you. ## Hello, Jack! How are you? Is it in a bottle from your pharmacy, or the original factory sealed bottle? If it's in a pharmacy bottle, then that does count as being opened, since it was removed from the original container and it would have expired one year from the date of dispensing. And no, I can't even guess at the level of effectiveness that may remain, but I doubt its much, if any. It would be best to dispose of them and see your doctor for a new prescription. ## The seconal is in an official looking container from Ranbaxy Pharmaceutical...

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Seconal availability UK

I'm looking for any way to get hold of some seconal. I'm in the UK and I'm fairly certain that they are hard to get here, Is this true? I'm prepared to travel elsewhere within Europe to get hold of some if necessary. I'm thinking Bulgaria or somewhere like that. Both me and my girlfriend wish to end our lives. We've spoken about this on and off for a few years and it's time to finally do something proactive about it. We have no hope for the future and no wish to see the misery that the future holds. ## Please reconsider proceeding until u have done just a little reading . U and ur girlfriend each go out &get 1 different book each on Buddhism .Read each then exchange books &read that one . Do NOT talk about subject AT ALL until you've both finished...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Secobarbital
  • Capsule: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Seconal: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-4220 Seconal Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

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

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Seconal for Insomnia
My physician prescribed every benzo drug imaginable (Ambien, Lunesta, sp?) and they were ineffective for my occasional i... 18 replies
Seconal and the correct uses
Walgreens in Georgia orders 100 capsules for me every three months. Must be careful with this Rx, however it works bette... 18 replies
Seconal (reds) availability
I remember these from the 60s, when we took anything and everything for a buzz. Now I'd just like to get some sleep ... 13 replies
Seconal
Does anyone know where to get Seconal. I have an Rx but no one has it in stock. ## Have you tried asking your pharmacy i... 10 replies
Seconal for Euthanasia
I can an incurable illness. I need to acquire seconal for purposes of euthanasia. How can I do this? ## Hi Gio, I'm ... 4 replies
seconal from 2006
I received a prescription for seconal 100mg in 2006. It has not been opened and kept in the dark. What are the chances t... 4 replies
Seconal Availability
In what countries can patients be prescribed Seconal as a sleep agent? ## Seconal, aka known as 'red's are a goo... 3 replies
Seconal availability UK
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seconal death
Person took 100 100mgcapsules of seconal sodium 6hours ago,and is still alive.is this normal? ## Not every overdose is i... 1 reply
Seconal as a sleeping agent
I was prescribed Seconal during my stay at the hospital in 1970. It was an effective medication for me. I think that it ... 1 reply






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