Paraldehyde is recommended

Paraldehyde is recommended (Paraldehydum; synonym Paracetaldehyde) - sedative aliphatic series. Colorless transparent liquid, soluble in water, easily inflammable; has an unpleasant odor and taste, irritates the mucous membranes. Applied inside (with jam, milk) or enemas (coating materials) at doses of 3-5 ml as a hypnotic (duration of effect is 6-8 hours). in acute agitation in psychiatric patients, in court, at least - for the pain of childbirth. It is characterized by low toxicity. Out from the body partially with exhaled air, giving it an unpleasant smell. The highest single dose to 5 ml, daily - 10 ml Cm. also Sleeping pills.