|Summary||CNS depressant that is used mostly for insomnia (In older patients) and epliepsy (in younger patients) And it a very strong narcotic, that can be taken most ways. It's used less as "safer" alternatives have been made (Benzodiazepines).|
|Dose||Oral Light: 50-100mg's Common: 100-150mg's Strong: 150-300mg's+|
|Onset||Oral: 15-45 minutes. |
Intravenous: 1-5 minutes.
|Duration||Oral: 5-8 hours. | Intravenous: 4-6 hours.|
|Avoid||All other CNS depressants.|