Cardiovascular and respiratory effects of three rapidly acting barbiturates in dogs.

@article{Turner1990CardiovascularAR,
  title={Cardiovascular and respiratory effects of three rapidly acting barbiturates in dogs.},
  author={Dawson Turner and Jan E. Ilkiw},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1990},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={598-604}
}
The cardiovascular and respiratory effects of 3 rapidly acting barbiturates, thiopental sodium, thiamylal sodium, and methohexital sodium, were studied in dogs from completion of injection until 12.5 minutes after injection. The doses administered were 19.4 mg of thiopental/kg of body weight, 18.4 mg of thiamylal/kg, and 9.7 mg of methohexital/kg, which were chosen as equipotent doses necessary to inhibit the laryngoscopic reflex in 50% of the population. To determine the cardiovascular and… CONTINUE READING