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  • Sodium Pentothal
  • Sedatives or hypnotics that alter higher cognitive function include ethanol, scopolamine, 3-quinuclidinyl benzilate, potent short or intermediate acting hypnotic benzodiazepines such as midazolam, flunitrazepam, and various short and ultra-short acting barbiturates, including sodium thiopental (commonly known by the brand name Sodium Pentothal) and amobarbital (formerly known as sodium amytal). (wikipedia.org)
  • propofol
  • Sodium thiopental was a core medicine in the World Health Organization 's List of Essential Medicines , which is a list of minimum medical needs for a basic healthcare system, but was supplanted by propofol . (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite this thiopental is still listed as an acceptable alternative to propofol, depending on local availability and cost of these agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has now been superseded by drugs such as propofol because their effects wear off more quickly than thiopental. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total Suppression of Cerebral Activity by Thiopental Mimicking Propofol Infusion Syndrome: A Fatal Common Pathway? (lww.com)
  • How do various drugs (propofol, thiopental) trigger this syndrome at the cellular level in susceptible patients? (lww.com)
  • Commonly used medications during a rapid sequence intubation: Etomidate Fentanyl Ketamine Midazolam Propofol Thiopental Succinylcholine Rocuronium Vecuronium Atropine - For patients where bradycardia is a concern Metaraminol or ephedrine, where hypotension (low blood pressure) may occur secondary to the sedating drugs Rapid sequence intubation refers to the pharmacologically induced sedation and neuromuscular paralysis prior to intubation of the trachea. (wikipedia.org)
  • induction
  • Sandoz and Novartis support only the authorized use of injectable thiopental, which is primarily indicated for the induction of anesthesia, and do not support the sale or use of this or any product for use in nonapproved treatments," the firm said in a statement. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Clinical
  • are to be congratulated for their report of a possible "thiopental infusion syndrome" with similar clinical characteristics to the syndrome we recently reported ( 1 ). (lww.com)
  • drug
  • Sandoz does not market thiopental in the U.S., but it sells the drug into a multi-link supplier chain that apparently extends into this country. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Although FDA contended that FDC Act § 801(a)does not impose a mandatory duty on the Agency to refuse admission of an import, Judge Leon, in a rather colorful decision, ruled that the statute is clear: "Congress' intent was for 'shall' to impose a mandatory obligation on [FDA] to refuse to admit the misbranded and unapproved drug, thiopental, into the United States. (fdalawblog.net)
  • Both had received injections of sodium thiopental solution for prevention of convulsions, but no other drug had been given to both boys in common. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • export
  • Sandoz has also advised all of its subsidiaries with locally approved marketing authorizations for sodium thiopental to not export or sell the product to the U.S., or supply it to distributors or third parties that may be selling it into the U.S. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The EU did not at the time specifically prohibit the export of sodium thiopental to non-EU members as it has medicinal uses, but the EU from 21 December 2011 extended trade restrictions to prevent the use of certain medicinal products for capital punishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • foreign
  • The ASA urges FDA to exercise its authority and work collaboratively with foreign governments to import thiopental from foreign manufacturing sites to alleviate the critical shortage within the U.S., and to ensure that patients have access to this important medication when it is clinically indicated," the ASA said in a letter to the agency last month. (medpagetoday.com)
  • As a result, Judge Leon permanently enjoined FDA "from permitting the entry of, or releaseing any future shipments of, foreign manufacted thiopental that appears to be misbranded or in violation of (FDC Act § (fdalawblog.net)