Samiksha Jaiswal

Hexethal

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ATC code  none
CAS Number  144-00-3
ChemSpider  8597
Legal status  CA: Schedule IV
PubChem CID  8941
Molar mass  262.281 g/mol
Hexethal
Synonyms  Sodium 5-ethyl-5-hexylbarbiturate, Ortol, Hebaral

Hexethal (Ortol) is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1940s. It has sedative, anxiolytic, muscle relaxant, and anticonvulsant properties, and was used primarily as an anaesthetic in veterinary medicine.

Hexethal is considered similar in effects to pentobarbital, with a very fast onset of action but short duration of effects.

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Hexethal Wikipedia


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