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Drug or Toxic Substance:
vinylbital
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Description

Vinylbital is a barbiturate drug used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and seizures. It is also used as a sedative before surgery. Common side effects of vinylbital include drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, headache, nausea, vomiting, and constipation. It can also cause difficulty breathing, blurred vision, and changes in mood.

Brand names associated with vinylbital include:
  ▸  Mebaral
  ▸  Luminal
  ▸  Nembutal
  ▸  Seconal
  ▸  Phenobarbital
  ▸  Brevital
  ▸  Butisol

Overdose effects of vinylbital can include confusion, shallow breathing, weak pulse, coma, and death. Other symptoms may include dizziness, drowsiness, slurred speech, and loss of coordination. If an overdose is suspected, seek medical attention immediately.

Synonyms
  • butyvinal
  • vinylbitone
  • vinymalum
Classifications
  • barbiturate
  • hypnotic
  • psycholeptic
  • sedative

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