Brown glass, square based bottle with yellow metal screw cap and paper label. Containing 100 Seconal Sodium brand of quinalbarbitone sodium tablets. Quinal barbitone is a short acting barbiturate and was used in simple insomnia and in anxiety. It was also used as pre-anaesthetic medication of children. Tablets are coated with a vegetable fibre wax-mixture and thus timed to disintergrate in four to seven hours.
- Materia Medica & Pharmacology
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