Definition of pentobarbitone in English:


Syllabification: pen·to·bar·bi·tone
Pronunciation: /ˌpentəˈbärbiˌtōn


  • British term for pentobarbital.
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    • Interactions with benzodiazepines, pentobarbital, and other central nervous system depressants can yield additional sedative effects.
    • If and when the brain-swelling begins to subside, they can turn off the pentobarbital and gradually bring the patient out of the coma.
    • Though barbiturates and benzodiazepines might be cross-tolerant, diazepam is preferred over pentobarbital in tolerance testing.

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