Seconal


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Seconal

[′sek·ən‚ȯl]
(pharmacology)
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SECONAL is a barbiturate designed to treat severe insomnia but if it not properly prescribed it is classified as a class B drug.
past us, eyes dim with Seconal, sheen of catsup on his tie, and mumbled,
Before page twenty-five the first fourteen paragraphs are gone, and we are well into this nautilus, moving along with the relentless method of its pile, with just enough scissors work every once in a while to prove the presence of an author: "Number of crosses it rooms to take the day," "All in a Seconal," etcetera.
In the late 1940s, Justice Frank Murphy was hooked on Seconal and then Demerol, and "some of his closest acquaintances were convinced that the Justice was regularly purchasing illegal drugs.
He also experimented with morphine, Seconal and gamma hydroxybutyrate, or GHB - any one of which can cause seizure, convulsions and death if taken in excess.
Most took the barbiturate Seconal until the drug company stopped making it, then Nembutal became the drug of choice for suicide.
She died after taking fatal levels of the epilepsy and insomnia drug Seconal as well as small amounts of cocaine and pain killers.
What in fact is the difference between a doctor who starves his patient to death and one who prescribes a dose of seconal with the warning that imbibing a gram will result in death?
We learned the difference between Seconal and Panadol.
During a Las Vegas booking, Lanza overdosed on his wife's Seconal and lay in an oxygen tent while the show collapsed round his ears and the customers booed.
In this book the index has entries for amphetamines, barbiturates, Benzedrine, overdoses, Seconal, sleeping pills.