Barbiturate

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Start 1864
A class of sedative drugs, sometimes administered clandestinely as tools of covert assassination

Barbiturates are a range of drugs which depress the central nervous system. They produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to total anesthesia. They are used recreationally and medicinally.

Risks

Barbiturates are physically addictive and overdoses can be fatal.


 

An example

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Pentobarbital


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