phenobarbital/phenobarbital sodium

phenobarbital/phenobarbital sodium (fē´nōbar´bitol´),

n brand names: Ancalixor, Barbita, Luminal Sodium, Solfoton;
drug class: barbiturate, anticonvulsant, Controlled Substance Schedule IV;
action: a nonspecific depressant of the central nervous system; may enhance γ aminobutyric acid activity in the brain;
uses: all forms of epilepsy, status epilepticus, febrile seizures in children, sedation, insomnia.