What is barbiturates?

Barbiturates are a group of drugs in the class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics, which generally describes their sleep-inducing and anxiety-decreasing effects.

Barbiturates street names (Nicknames)

Amytal, Downers, Nembutal, Phenobarbital, Reds, Red birds, Red devils, Seconal, Tuninal, Yellowjackets, Barbs, Bluebirds, Blues, Tooies, Phennies, Blue devils, Rainbows

How long does barbiturates stay in your hair?

For the majority of people, barbiturates stays in body systems and can be detected by hair test for up to 90 days.

How long does barbiturates stay in your saliva?

For the majority of people, barbiturates stays in body systems and can be detected by saliva test from 1 to 5 days.

How long does barbiturates stay in your urine?

For the majority of people, barbiturates stays in body systems and can be detected by urine test from 2 to 10 days.

How long does barbiturates stay in your blood?

For the majority of people, barbiturates stays in body systems and can be detected by blood test for up to 24 hours.

The provided estimates are averaged and can vary upwards or downwards, depending upon many factors:

  • How long you have been taking barbiturates;
  • Whether you have excessive weight;
  • Whether you have had physical activity before test;
  • Dehydration of your body;
  • Metabolism, height, age, sex and other factors.