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Controlled Substance Act Schedule: II & III
Other names for Nembutal
Pentobarbital, the generic form of Nembutal, is a key drug in capital punishment executions in the US. It’s also used in physician-assisted suicides in some European countries and US states. The pill is a depressant that can be used to manage convulsions in emergency situations. One can abuse the pills readily, and they have a long history of being used for non-medical recreational purposes.
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The generic form is used for lethal injections during capital punishment executions in the US. When used medically, Nembutal is prescribed for sedative and anti-convulsive purposes.
Nembutal is taken either as an injection or in a pill form. Pentobarbital also comes in a generic pill form.
As a central nervous system depressant, pentobarbital depresses the sensory cortex, decreases motor activity, alters cerebellar function, and produces drowsiness, sedation, and hypnosis.
Nembutal can be habit-forming when dosing is left unchecked. The pill form was heavily used for many years by those abusing “yellow jackets,” a colloquialism referring to the appearance of the 50/100 mg pill form. When abused, Nembutal can produce the following symptoms:
Withdrawal can produce the following symptoms:
Aside from being a popular execution drug in prisons, pentobarbital is used in some countries for physician-assisted suicide.
Those addicted to the pill form use it non-medically for its depressant properties.