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Barbiturates. Dilian & Ryan. What are Barbiturates made of. Barbiturates are composed of barburic acid, which is a cyclic alkane called 6-hydroxyuracil. General Information. Used for sedation In the 1970’s used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and seizures High last from 2 minutes – 2 days

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Barbiturates

Barbiturates

Dilian & Ryan


What are barbiturates made of
What are Barbiturates made of.

  • Barbiturates are composed of barburic acid, which is a cyclic alkane called 6-hydroxyuracil


General information
General Information

  • Used for sedation

  • In the 1970’s used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and seizures

  • High last from 2 minutes – 2 days

  • It can be injected and used in pill form.

  • Multiple colors

  • Generic names: amoburital, pentoburital, phenoburital, secaburital, tuinal


What it does
What it does

  • Used as a brain relaxer

  • Similar effects to intoxication/ drunkenness

  • Causes doziness (small dose)

  • Slurred speech/ confusion (large dose)

  • Death (grandiose dose)


Affected organs
Affected Organs

  • The Brain: slows electrical impulse (slows muscles)

  • The Eyes: impairs optic nerve

  • Repertory System: severe repertory depression


Side effects
Side Effects

  • Unusual excitement

  • Bleeding sores

  • Rashes

  • Euphoria


Article
Article

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1512557/?page=1