Hands up, all those still using Thiopentone …

Hands up, all those still using Thiopentone …

The story so far… Hospira – currently the only registered marketer and supplier of Sodium Thiopentone in Australia – stopped making its version, “Pentothal“, at its US plant because of an unspecified raw material supply problem. When...
“The worst drug in history”?

“The worst drug in history”?

I was manufactured by Eli Lilly and first approved for release in the 1950’s. I have been used millions of times by millions of patients all over the world. I was withdrawn in the United Kingdom in 2007 because of concerns about increased risk of death in...