Methohexital Sodium
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Title: Methohexital Sodium
CAS Registry Number: 22151-68-4
CAS Name: 1-Methyl-5-(1-methyl-2-pentynyl)-5-(2-propenyl)-2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-pyrimidinetrione sodium salt
Additional Names: 5-allyl-1-methyl-5-(1-methyl-2-pentynyl)barbituric acid sodium salt; a-dl-1-methyl-5-(1-methyl-2-pentynyl)-5-allylbarbituric acid sodium salt; a-dl-1-methyl-5-allyl-5-(1-methyl-2-pentynyl)barbituric acid sodium salt; methohexitone sodium
Trademarks: Brevital (Lilly); Brevital Sodium (Lilly); Brevimytal Sodium (Lilly); Brietal Sodium (Lilly)
Molecular Formula: C14H17N2NaO3
Molecular Weight: 284.29
Percent Composition: C 59.15%, H 6.03%, N 9.85%, Na 8.09%, O 16.88%
Literature References: Prepn: Doran, US 2872448 (1959 to Lilly).
Properties: Minute crystals. Soluble in water.
NOTE: This is a controlled substance (depressant): 21 CFR, 1308.14.
Therap-Cat: Anesthetic (intravenous).
Therap-Cat-Vet: Ultra-short acting anesthetic.
Keywords: Anesthetic (Intravenous).

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