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Drug or Toxic Substance:
vinbarbitone
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Description

Vinbarbital is a barbiturate drug used to treat seizures, insomnia, and anxiety. It is a central nervous system depressant that works by slowing down the activity of the brain and nervous system. It is also used as a sedative before surgery.

Common side effects of vinbarbital include drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and blurred vision. It can also cause difficulty breathing, slowed heart rate, and low blood pressure.

Brand names associated with vinbarbital include:
  ▸  Luminal
  ▸  Mebaral
  ▸  Nembutal
  ▸  Seconal
  ▸  Phenobarbita

Overdose effects of vinbarbital include confusion, drowsiness, shallow breathing, coma, and death. Other symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, loss of coordination, and slurred speech. If an overdose is suspected, seek medical attention immediately.

Synonyms
  • butenemal
  • vinbarbital
Classifications
  • barbiturate
  • hypnotic
  • psycholeptic
  • sedative

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