Butisol advertisement, 1969|
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 207, No. 6, p. 1206.
Now she can cope...
thanks to Butisol sodium(sodium butabarbital)
"daytime sedative" for everyday situational stress
When stress is situational – environmental pressure, worry over illness – the treatment often calls for an anxiety-allaying agent which has a prompt and predictable calming action and is remarkably well tolerated. Butisol Sodium (sodium butabarbital) meets this therapeutic need.
After 30 years of clinical use... still a first choice among many physicians for dependability and economy in mild to moderate anxiety.
Contraindications: Porphyria or sensitivity to barbiturates.
Precautions: Exercise caution in moderate to severe hepatic disease. Elderly or debilitated patients may react with marked excitement or depression.
Adverse reactions: Drowsiness at daytime sedative dose levels, skin rashes, "hangover" and systemic disturbances are seldom seen.
Warning: May be habit forming.
Usual Adult Dosage: As a daytime sedative, 15 mg. (1/4 gr.) to 30 mg. (1/2 gr.) t.i.d. or q.i.d. Available for daytime sedation: Tablets, 15 mg. (1/4 gr.), 30 mg. (1/2 gr.); Elixir, 30 mg. per 5 cc. (alcohol 7%). BUTICAPS® [Capsules Butisol Sodium (sodium butabarbital)] 15 mg. (1/4 gr.), 30 mg. (1/2 gr.).
McNeil Laboratories, Inc., Fort Washington, Pa.