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phenobarbital

 [fe″no-bahr´bĭ-tal]
a long-acting barbiturate used as the base or the sodium salt as an anticonvulsant, sedative, and hypnotic.

phe·no·bar·bi·tal

(fē'nō-bar'bi-tahl),
A long-acting oral or parenteral sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic; also available as a soluble sodium salt; also used in therapeutic management of epilepsy and induction of hepatic microsomal enzymes.

phenobarbital

/phe·no·bar·bi·tal/ (fe″no-bahr´bĭ-tal) a long-acting barbiturate, used as the base or sodium salt as a sedative, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant.

phenobarbital

(fē′nō-bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
n.
A long-acting barbiturate, C12H12N2O3, used medicinally as a sedative, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant, sometimes in the form of its sodium salt.

phenobarbital

[fē′nəbär′bital]
a barbiturate anticonvulsant and sedative-hypnotic. Also called sodium phenobarbital.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of seizure disorders and as a long-acting sedative.
contraindications Porphyria, severe pain, respiratory problems, or known hypersensitivity to this drug or other barbiturates prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are ataxia, porphyria, paradoxic excitement, drowsiness, occasional rashes, and, rarely, blood dyscrasias. It is involved in many drug interactions.

phenobarbital

Neurology A long-acting barbiturate used as a hypnotic, sedative, hepatic enzyme inducer, anticonvulsant, given as a monotherapy for partial seizures, 2º generalized seizures; also used to treat diarrhea and to ↑ the antitumor effect of other therapies. See Seizures, Therapeutic drug.

phe·no·bar·bi·tal

(Pb, PB) (fē'nō-bahr'bi-tahl)
A long-acting oral or parenteral sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic.
Synonym(s): phenylethylbarbituric acid, phenylethylmalonylurea.

phe·no·bar·bi·tal

(fē'nō-bahr'bi-tahl)
A long-acting oral or parenteral sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic.

phenobarbital, phenobarbitone

a hypnotic, anticonvulsant and sedative.

Patient discussion about phenobarbital

Q. What are the Brands of Sodium-phenobarbitone drug in Bangladesh?

A. maybe this link will help-
http://www.medindia.net/doctors/drug_information/phenobarbitone.htm

if not- i recommend asking an Indian pharmacist..

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Barbeksaklon fenobarbital kadar etkili ve daha iyi tolere edilen bir ilac olmasiyla birlikte diger bileseni olan propilheksedrin acisindan bagimlilik riski tasimakta ve amfetamin benzeri uyarici etkisi ve yapisal olarak benzerligi dolayisi ile kotuye kullanimi gozlenmektedir (4).
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Bugun icin 200'un uzerinde ilac bildirilmisse de, en sik saptananlar; sulfonamid grubu antibiyotikler (ozellikle trimetoprim/sulfametaksazol), antikonvulzan ilaclar (ozellikle fenitoin, fenobarbital ve karbamazepin gibi aromatik antikonvulzanlar ve lamotrigin), beta laktam grubu antibiyotikler, allopurinol, steroid olmayan antiinflamatuvar ilaclar (ozellikle oksikam grubu), nevirapin ve tiasetazon'dur.
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