Kindra Sclar, M.A.

Kindra Sclar is a Senior Web Content Editor for American Addiction Centers. Before joining the company, she worked for more than 8 years as a print and web editor for several print and online publishers. Kindra has worked on content editing for first responders, including firefighters, public safety communications, and emergency medical services. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in English.

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What Are Barbiturates?

Barbiturates are a sedative-hypnotic class of drugs once widely used as anesthetic agents as well as to treat insomnia, anxiety, and seizure disorders.1 They are synthetic drugs that act as central nervous system (CNS) depressants.2,3 Barbiturates have historically been available in a variety of for... [Read More] is operated by Recovery Brands LLC, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc. Learn more about what this means here
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