A central nervous system depressant with an intermediate duration of action; also used as the sodium salt.

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amo·bar·bi·tal .am-ō-'bär-bə-.tȯl n a barbiturate C11H18N2O3 used as a hypnotic and sedative also its sodium salt called also amylobarbitone see AMYTAL, TUINAL

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an intermediate-acting barbiturate used to treat severe insomnia in patients already taking barbiturates. Trade names: Amytal, Sodium Amytal.

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amo·bar·bi·tal (am″o-bahrґbĭ-təl) an intermediate-acting barbiturate used orally as a sedative and hypnotic, particularly for preoperative sedation; called also amylobarbitone.

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