I figured that they were probably exaggerating, so that 20 secobarbital
(100 mg) capsules per day would possibly be a reasonable starting dose.
Drugs that might interfere with the results of monitoring tests Antineoplastic drugs Other drugs Azacitidine Atropine Busulfan Chloral hydrate Chlorambucil Chlordiazepoxide Cisplatin Chlorpromazine Cyclophosphamide Cimetidine Cytarabine Diazepam Dacarbazine Dobutamine Dibromodulcitol Dopamine Estramustine Ephedrine Floxuridine Fentanyl Fludarabine Haloperidol Fluorouracil Hydroxyzine Ifosfamide Meperidine Lomustine Metoclopramide Mercaptopurine Midazolam Methotrexate Morphine Streptozocin Pentobarbital Thiopeta Phenylephrine Prochlorperazine Promethazine Ranitidine Scopolamine Secobarbital
Classification and Pharmacologic Management of Seizures Seizure First Line Agents New/Alternative Agents Simple Partial phenytoin primidone carbamazepine phenobarbital valproic acid gabapentin lamotrigine felbamate topiramate ethotoin mephenytoin Complex partial phenytoin primidone carbamazepine valproic acid phenobarbital mephobarbital gabapentin lamotrigine felbamate topiramate amobarbital Absence clonazepam methsuximide ethosuximide phensuximide valproic acid lamotrigine trimethadione Myoclonic valproic acid clonazepam Tonic Clonic phenytoin/fosphenytoin phenobarbital carbamazepine primidone valproic acid topiramate Stares epilepticus phenytoin/fosphenytoin diazepam lorazepam phenobarbital diazepam secobarbital
A doctor might pilfer several red devils secobarbital
sodium) for a friend.
Some well-known drugs in this category include diazepam (Valium) and secobarbital
The requirements for attending/prescribing or consulting a physician to write the prescription for secobarbital
or phenobarbital is clear (see Table 1).
Thirty-four patients used the prescription drug phenobarbital, two used secobarbital
, and two used Tuinal.
The primary problem is that the drug secobarbital
was used in
Interaction of secobarbital
with warfarin pseudoracemates.
The inquest was told one of the drugs included Secobarbital
, not normally prescribed to patients in Britain.