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What is Seconal Sodium?

Seconal Sodium is a brand name sleep aid, generally prescribed for less than 2 weeks. It may also be used as a sedative prior to having surgery. Seconal Sodium slows down brain activity and nervous system and is classified as a barbiturate hypnotic. It is also known by the generic name secobarbital.

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