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
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 25 degrees Celsius
- See Product information for shelf life
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
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 Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.