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Sedative
produces drelaxation
hypnotic
induces sleep
barbituate
action
cns depression. decreased rem sleep,slower gi motility and decreased perception of stimuli.
Barbituate
Side effects
drowsiness,rash,vertigo. paradoxical reaction, bad dreams. bradypnea.caution with liver damage.
Barbituate Use
antianxiety/sleeper
anticonvulsant
augment anesthes ia
Barbituate Drugs
pentothal-ultrashort action.
Phenobarb(nembutal)>
secobarbital> short acting/no geratrics
Phenobarbitral;long acting-seizures
Nursing Implications
gradual discontinuation-seeizures. watch use with other cns depressents. dependence issues. titrate dose