Seconal


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Seconal

[′sek·ən‚ȯl]
(pharmacology)
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The new biography uses current psychological understanding to paint an unvarnished picture of the artist as narcissist and addict: Dexedrine for the work, Seconal at night, a lit cigarette hanging from his mouth at all times (from six to seven packs a day), alcohol, work, stress, sex instead of sleep, the unquenchable need for struggle--and the daily dread of death.
Pizarnik sufria de esquizofrenia y paso los ultimos anos de la vida internada en un hospital psiquiatrico, hasta que murio en Buenos Aires en 1972 de una sobredosis de seconal generalmente considerada como suicidio.
She was temporarily released from the institution's care; however, she returned after several months claiming to have been using many drugs including Seconal, Tuinal, Librium and Valium.
In addition, thousands of people were used, without their knowledge or consent, for experiments with LSD, mescaline, morphine, seconal, atropine and other drugs.
He further said that he considered it likely that his mother, having taken, as she habitually did, a nighttime sedative, Seconal, she fell asleep, and the cigarette which she was smoking fell into the corner of the chair, where it began to smoulder.
The introduction of oral barbiturates, such as pentobarbitone (Nembutal) and quinalbarbitone (Seconal), continued this trend in the 1930s.
When we told the staffers that kid took "reds" to party or go to a rock concert, some responded that what we were claiming was impossible because Seconal and Nembutal were sleeping pills and anyone taking them would fall asleep.
Throughout the 1940s he had become addicted to most of the powerful mind and mood altering substances that were legally available: alcohol, nicotine, the sedative Seconal and the stimulant Benzedrine.
The toxicology report published six weeks after her death showed she died of a massive overdose--five times the normal fatal dosage--of the insomnia drug seconal.
"All's well today," is but the Seconal Of the deluded; God alone knows all.
In two separate tests that were part of this same autopsy a high dosage of the barbiturate Seconal was found--enough to make Hampton unconscious or very drowsy.
Cuando yo llegue a Stgo en 1965, agobiado por una adiccion al seconal, Arguedas no solo que me presento a dona Lola sino que debe haberle dicho algo de tal manera q no solo me curo sino que nunca quiso cobrarme nada.