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SummaryA very short acting sedative that is usually given at the start of general anesthesia, and for maintenance of the prior. It should never be used outside of a medical setting. With that in mind, if you do plan to use this drug recreational, please have a very experienced friend with you that has the skills to insert a cannula, and monitor you very closely.
DoseIntravenously Light: 10-30mg Common: 30-60mg Strong: 60-100mg
Note: Do not take this as gospel. Please read ~experiences if you use this substance outside of a hospital setting.
OnsetIntravenous: 0-2 minutes.
DurationIntravenous: 10-20 minutes.
Experiences (PM Sleep/Hypnos if you'd like more information)
AvoidIf in a non-hospital setting, nearly all substances should be avoided. Please if you use this drug outside of a medical setting, have your partner monitor your pulse/breathing/ect. If your pulse drops below 30, call an ambulence. If you are taking less than 8 breathes a minute, call an ambulence. If the persons body has discolouration. You will be unconsious most likely.
After-effectsIntravenous: 1-3 hours.