Aprobarbital (Oramon) is a barbiturate derivative invented in the 1920s by Ernst Preiswerk. It has sedative, hypnotic and anticonvulsant properties, and was used primarily for the treatment of insomnia. Aprobarbital was never as widely used as more common barbiturate derivatives such as phenobarbital and is now rarely prescribed as it has been replaced by newer drugs with a better safety margin.
Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Method and Dosage Regimens for Eliminating a Chemical Substance in Blood", for Approval
Sep 05, 2012; By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- From Washington, D.C., NewsRx journalists report that a patent...