Amobarbital Sodium


Amobarbital sodium is a white, friable, granular powder that is odorless, has a bitter taste, and is hygroscopic. It is very soluble in water soluble in alcohol, and practically insoluble in ether and chloroform. Amobarbital sodium is sodium 5-ethyl-5-isopentylbarbiturate and has the empirical formula C11H17N2Na03.
Elimination half-life‎: ‎8–42 hours
Metabolism‎: ‎Hepatic
Formula‎: ‎C11H18N2O3
Routes of administration‎: ‎Oral, ‎IM‎, ‎IV‎, Rectal