One of the sedatives that is not a barbiturate introduced in the early 1950s. Structurally similar to and pharmacologically interchangeable with the barbiturates. No advantages for treatment of anxiety or insomnia.

GLUTETHIMIDE: "Glutethimide is rarely used mow and its trade name is Doriden."
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