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Compound Summary for: CID 4737

Pentobarbital

Also known as: Pentobarbitone, Mebubarbital, Mebumal, Nembutal, Ethaminal, Dorsital, Nebralin, Neodorm, Rivadorm
Molecular Formula: C11H18N2O3   Molecular Weight: 226.27222   InChIKey: WEXRUCMBJFQVBZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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)   From: MeSH
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