• drug
  • Frank Ulrich Montgomery, vice president of the German Medical Association, told The Associated Press on Monday the nation's doctors are throwing their support behind a call by the health ministry for German drug companies and distributors to reject U.S. requests for the drug, sodium thiopental. (nbcnews.com)
  • Last week the sole U.S. producer of sodium thiopental - which is used as part of a three-drug combination for lethal injections in 35 states - said it was ceasing production due to objections by authorities in Italy, where the company had been making it. (nbcnews.com)
  • 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)
  • BACKGROUND: For decades thiopental has been considered as the hypnotic drug of choice for intracranial surgery. (minervamedica.it)
  • Uses
  • 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)