\pˈɛntɪmə͡l], \pˈɛntɪməl], \p_ˈɛ_n_t_ɪ_m_əl]\
Definitions of PENTYMAL
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A barbiturate with hypnotic and sedative properties (but not antianxiety). Adverse effects are mainly a consequence of dose-related CNS depression and the risk of dependence with continued use is high. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p565)
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