Human exposures to pentobarbital-phenytoin combination veterinary drugs - Forrester MB.

A combination of pentobarbital and phenytoin is used as a veterinary euthanasia drug. Because of its lethal effect, this study described pentobarbital-phenytoin combination veterinary drug human exposures reported to Texas poison centers during 2000-2015. ...
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