What are butabarbital sodium tablets?

Butabarbital is a prescription medication used to treat sleep disorders in the short term. It is in a class of medicines known as barbiturates. They slow down activity in the brain. Butabarbital can also be used to treat anxiety. It is available as the brand name Butisol Sodium and also as secbutobarbitone sodium. Talk to your doctor if you think that you could benefit from butabarbital for your sleep problems or anxiety.

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