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Introduction: Phenobarbitone

Description of Phenobarbitone

Phenobarbitone: a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative.
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Phenobarbitone: A barbituric acid derivative that acts as a nonselective central nervous system depressant. It promotes binding to inhibitory GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID subtype receptors, and modulates chloride currents through receptor channels. It also inhibits glutamate induced depolarizations.
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Broader terms for Phenobarbitone

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Hierarchical classifications of Phenobarbitone

The following list attempts to classify Phenobarbitone into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • barbiturate
  • sedative-hypnotic,sedative-hypnotic drug
  • depressant,downer,sedative,sedative drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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