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In years past, Ohio executed inmates with a single dose of pentobarbital without difficulty.
The state’s new execution rules replace a three-drug mixture with a one-drug injection using one of two barbiturates, pentobarbital or sodium pentothal.
Georgia uses a single drug, pentobarbital, in its executions and does not have provisions for death by firing squad.
Georgia plans to use pentobarbital, seen as a more reliable drug, to induce unconsciousness and then death.
His lawyers say gabapentin alters a person's brain chemistry by making brain receptors more receptive to the drug and less receptive to other drugs, including pentobarbital.
J.W. Ledford Jr. is set to be put to death Tuesday by injection of the barbiturate pentobarbital.
In the court documents, the Georgia attorney general's office calls that statement speculative and says the 5,000 mg of pentobarbital used in Georgia executions is more than enough to prevent Ledford from feeling pain.
States began using midazolam as an alternative after drugmakers began clamping down on the use of other products such as sodium thiopental or pentobarbital in lethal injections.
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First Known Use: 1931See Words from the same year
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