phenobarbital

phenobarbital
A drug that is used to treat seizures and as a sedative. It is being studied in the treatment of diarrhea and for its ability to increase the antitumor effect of other therapies. It belongs to the family of drugs called barbiturates.

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  • phénobarbital — [ fenɔbarbital ] n. m. • mil. XXe; de phén(o) , barbit(urique) et al ♦ Pharm. Médicament barbiturique (acide phényl éthyl barbiturique). ⇒ gardénal. Des phénobarbitals. ● phénobarbital, phénobarbitals nom masculin Dérivé de l acide barbiturique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Phenobarbital — Phénobarbital Phénobarbital Structure du phénobarbital Général Nom IUPAC 5 éthyl 5 phj1,3 diazinane 2,4,6 trione …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Phénobarbital — Structure du phénobarbital Général Nom IUPAC 5 éthyl 5 phj1,3 diazinane 2,4,6 trione …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phenobarbital — 1919, from PHENO (Cf. pheno ) + barbital (see BARBITURATE (Cf. barbiturate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • phenobarbital — [fē΄nə bär′bi tôl΄, fē΄nə bär′bital΄] n. [ PHENO + BARBITAL] a white, odorless, crystalline barbiturate, C12H12N2O3, used as a sedative, sleeping pill, or anticonvulsant …   English World dictionary

  • Phenobarbital — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Phenobarbital Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • phenobarbital — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • phenobarbital sodium — phenobarbital sodium, a bitter, white soluble powder, used as a hypnotic or sedative. Formula: C12H11N2O3Na …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenobarbital sodium — [USP] the monosodium salt of phenobarbital, having the actions and uses of the base; administered orally, intravenously, intramuscularly, and subcutaneously …   Medical dictionary

  • phenobarbital — noun Date: 1919 a crystalline barbiturate C12H12N2O3 used as a hypnotic, sedative, and anticonvulsant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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