Chemical formula: C11 H17 O2 N2 S Na
Sodium Pentathol (less commonly known as sodium thiopental) is one of the three chemicals used in lethal injection
, is used as a truth serum in several states due to the effect it has on your mind, and is the quickest and easiest way to medically induce a coma
Sodium Pentathol was discovered in the early 1930s by Ernest H. Volwiler and Donalee L. Tabern, working for Abbott Laboratories. The term "sodium pentathol" is coined by Abbot Laboratories.
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In the lethal injection of Oklahoma bomber, Timothy McVeigh, Sodium Pentathol was injected into his system along with two other chemicals