Barbiturates

Antiepilepsy members include phenobarbital (phenobarbitone) (t'/; 100 h), methylphenobarbital and primidone (Mysoline), which is largely metabolised to phenobarbital, i.e. it is a prodrug. They are still used for generalised seizures; sedation is usual.

6 'We thought the change might be welcomed by the patients, but one girl prefered her hair to be long and straight, and one boy was mortified by his curls and insisted on a short hair cut.' Jeavons P M 1977 Lancet 1: 359.

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