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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