Pentothal Side Effects
Generic Name: thiopental
Note: This document contains side effect information about thiopental. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pentothal.
Applies to thiopental: intravenous powder for injection, rectal suspension
Nervous system side effects have included prolonged somnolence and recovery. Radial nerve palsy has been reported rarely.[Ref]
General side effects have included shivering.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Pentothal (thiopental)." Abbott Pharmaceutical, Abbott Park, IL.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.