Pentobarbitone

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Pentobarbitone is an older barbiturate used for induction of general anesthesia as well as control of seizures.

Duration of effect last 20 - 30 minutes following injection and has significant duration of effect compared to more shot-acting barbiturates such as thiopentone.

Recommended dose rate in dogs is 25 - 30 mg/kg given intravenously or 5 - 15 mg/kg given to effect for control of seizures.