What is Tuinal?

Tuinal also known as Pentobarbital, is a barbiturate used in the short-term treatment of insomnia. Tuinal slows the activity of your brain and nervous system allowing use as a sedative to relieve anxiety and induce sleep before a surgical procedure.

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Symptoms of Barbiturate withdrawal can be severe and may cause death. Minor withdrawal symptoms may appear 8 to 12 hours after the last dose. These symptoms generally appear in the following order: anxiety, muscle twitching, tremor of hands and fingers, progressive weakness, dizziness, distortion in visual perception, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, and orthostatic hypotension. Major withdrawal symptoms can occur within 16 hours and last up to 5 days after abrupt cessation in usage.

Intensity of withdrawal symptoms gradually decline over a period of approximately 15 days without use.

Tuinal is a Barbiturate, is used in the short-term treatment of insomnia (to help you fall asleep and stay asleep for a proper rest). It is also used as a sedative to relieve anxiety and induce sleep before surgery.

Elongated capsul with tapered end. Emprinted on either side of the capsul is the dosage and brand name.


  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Excitement
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Skin Rash
  • Itching
  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Easy bruising
  • Bloody nose
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Confusion, hallucinations
  • Weak or shallow breathing
  • Slow heart rate, weak pulse
  • Feeling faint