Active ingredients: thiopental
What it is used for
As the sole anaesthetic agent for brief surgical procedures., Induction of anaesthesia prior to the administration of other anaesthetic agents., Short-term control of convulsive states., Supplement to regional anaesthesia or low potency agents such as nitrous oxide.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- See Product information for shelf life
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Yellowish, white powder
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems