This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Urethane. A hypnotic, in doses of 30 gr. Sedative, in doses of 5 to 15 gr. It is moderately effective, and safer than most synthetic hypnotics.