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Pentobarbital

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Pentobarbital

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  • Mechanism
  1. Barbiturate
  • Dose
  1. Dose: 2.5 mg/kg IV (may repeat additional 1.25 mg/kg as needed twice)
  2. Observe for Hypotension
  1. Rare use in U.S. now
  2. Ideal for CT Head (brief action, Seizure Prophylaxis)
  3. May be accompanied to CT with RN (low risk of respiratory depression, or other serious adverse effects)
  • Adverse Effects