Bromoureides are sedative-hypnotics available mainly in Europe, including acecarbromal, bromisoval, and carbromal (Horowitz, 1997). They are a subfamily of the ureides (acylureas). Carbromal was banned in the European Union in 1967 after the death of The Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

See also


  • Horowitz, B., "Bromism from Excessive Cola Consumption," Clinical Toxicology, 35(3), 1997, pp. 315-320.