• properties
  • Its sedative properties were first published in 1869 and subsequently, because of its easy synthesis, its use was widespread. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phenobarbital is sometimes used for alcohol detoxification and benzodiazepine detoxification for its sedative and anticonvulsant properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1950s and 1960s saw increased awareness of the addictive properties and abuse potential of barbiturates and amphetamines and led to increasing restrictions on their use and growing government oversight of prescribers. (wikipedia.org)