barbital barbital

Definition(s):

  • (n) a barbiturate used as a hypnotic

Usage(s):

  • Some drugssodium salicylate, atropine, pheno-barbitalhave been helpful in scattered cases in the past.

News

  • Texas Prisons Running out of Execution Drug

    The nation’s busiest death chamber might be slowed down. Texas prison officials announced they are running low on the drug used for lethal injections. They say the supply of pento-barbital will be gone in a couple of months. …
    on August 3, 2013     Source: Nightcap TV

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