Nembutal Liquid Oral is a drug from the barbiturate class. It was widely used as a sleeping drugs (i.e. hypnotic) or anti-anxiety drug (i.e. sedative). Unlike modern sleeping pills, Nembutal is highly lethal in overdose. Because it is very reliable and brings about peaceful death, it is one of drugs of choice for assisted suicide. Nembutal is used by euthanasia organizations.