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thiopental sodium[¦thī·ō′pen‚tal ′sōd·ē·əm]
C11H17O2N2NaS Yellow, water-soluble crystals with a characteristic aroma; used in medicine as a short-acting anesthetic. Also known as thiopentone sodium.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(or Pentothal sodium), a medicinal preparation of the anesthetic group. It is mainly used for intravenous anesthesia and is prepared immediately before use. The antagonist of thiopental sodium is bemegride.
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