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n. Chiefly British


Phenobarbital, a BARBITURATE drug now used mainly as an ANTICONVULSANT. Phenobarbitone is no longer used as a sedative or HYPNOTIC. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Luminal.

phenobarbital, phenobarbitone

a hypnotic, anticonvulsant and sedative.

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

A. maybe this link will help-

if not- i recommend asking an Indian pharmacist..

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Effects of cadmium, lead and mercury on induction of hepatic microsomal drug metabolizing enzymes by phenobarbitone.
Phenobarbitone is generally regarded as the most commonly prescribed antiepileptic medication (AED) in developing countries (15,16,20) on accounts of its being 5, 15 and 20 times cheaper than phenytoin, carbamazepine and sodium valproate respectively (13).
The clinical picture of phenobarbitone induced gingival enlargement shows the gingival tissues around the teeth inflamed and enlarged.
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Children with refractory convulsions were given IV phenobarbitone 20mg/kg stat, followed by 5mg/kg once a day dose.
Profhylactic role of single dose phenobarbitone is preventing convulsion in cerebral malaria.
Codeine falls within Schedule III & phenobarbitone within Schedule IV.
Phenobarbital (previously known as phenobarbitone in the UK) belongs to a group of medicines called barbiturates.
Oxcarbazepine and carbomazepine had higher risk than phenytoin or phenobarbitone.
The anticonvulsant dose of phenobarbitone impaired retention of acquired pole-climbing shock-avoidance task in rats (67).
In 2008, police for the first time seized 50 kilograms of phenobarbitone in transit to Pakistan and 800 grams of methamphetamine in transit to Iran.
He explained that following this and other experiments, a drop of broad bean concentrate was examined by a form of chemical analysis (chromatography) and compared with drops of phenobarbitone (anticonvulsant drug), valium and glycine substance.