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Pentobarbital

"Pentobarbital" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A short-acting barbiturate that is effective as a sedative and hypnotic (but not as an anti-anxiety) agent and is usually given orally. It is prescribed more frequently for sleep induction than for sedation but, like similar agents, may lose its effectiveness by the second week of continued administration. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p236)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pentobarbital" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pentobarbital" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 58 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 1990
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