Active ingredients: thiopental
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 08 DEC 1993 : Pentothal may be used : 1. as the sole anaesthetic agent for brief surgical procedures; 2. for the induction of anaesthesia prior to the administration of other anaesthetic agents; 3. for the short-term control of condvulsive states; 4. to supplement regional anaesthesia or low potency agents such as nitrous oxide.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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