Seconal (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company under the brand names Seconal® and Tuinal) is a barbiturate derivative drug. It possesses anaesthetic, anticonvulsant, sedative and hypnotic properties. In the United Kingdom, it was known as Quinalbarbitone.

Medicinal name:
  • Secobarbital 100 MG Oral Capsule [Seconal Sodium]

Seconal - Pharmacology:

Seconal binds at a distinct binding site associated with a Cl- ionopore at the GABAA receptor, increasing the duration of time for which the Cl- ionopore is open. The post-synaptic inhibitory effect of GABA in the thalamus is, therefore, prolonged.

Seconal Interactions

Barbiturates may decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, certain antibiotics, quinidine, theophylline, corticosteroids, anticoagulants, and beta blockers.

Manufacturers name:

  • Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • Marathon Pharmaceuticals, LLC

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Seconal see also

Brand Names containing Secobarbital

Chemical structure:
O H N N O H O H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H C12H18N2O3 2D chemical structure C12H18N2O3 SVG | 2D structure Secobarbital chemical names, chemical properties, classification C12H18N2O3