Thiobutal (Thiobutalum; List B ) is a short-acting non-inhalation drug derived from barbituric acid. Thiobutal is used for induction anesthesia, usually in combination with muscle relaxants , as well as an independent means for anesthesia for short-term operations (incisions for abscesses, felon , endoscopy ). Enter into a vein slowly in the form of 2-5% aqueous solution. The solution is prepared immediately before use. The highest single dose of diobutal - 1 g. Product form: vials containing 1 g of the drug. See also Narcotic drugs.