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Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment and prevention of epilepsy (seizures). It controls seizures by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor as its long-term use may be habit-forming. Do not skip any doses, but if you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medication without talking to the doctor may cause rebound seizures.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, vertigo, and double vision. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Let your doctor know if you experience severe skin rashes, especially accompanied by fever after taking this medicine. You may be asked for a regular blood tests to check the level of drug in the blood.

Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Be careful if you are using birth control pills as this medicine may interfere with the working of contraceptives. Let your doctor know if you are taking medicine for diabetes, as it can raise the blood sugar level.

Uses of Barbitoin Tablet

Side effects of Barbitoin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Barbitoin

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Double vision
  • Sleepiness
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Gingival hypertrophy (gum enlargement)
  • Softening of bones
  • Abnormal hair growth

How to use Barbitoin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Barbitoin Tablet works

Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiepileptic medicines: Phenobarbitone and Phenytoin. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
UNSAFE
Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Barbitoin 30 mg/100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No

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Hi kindly consult to allopathic doctor as I am an Ayurveda doctor
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Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
Premature ejaculation: 1. medical treatment: Tablet tadapox or dejac-T 1 tablet 1 hour before sex 2. sex therapy: when u think u r about to come, just stop moving and ask ur partner to stop moving as well and stay still for 30 seconds. In 70%, these technique works. Other technique is to ask the partner to squeeze the glans penis with thumb and finger tightly just when u think u r about to come. This will prevent u from ejaculating.
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References

  1. MedIndia. Phenobarbital. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Phenobarbital. Montréal, Canada: PENDOPHARM; 2018. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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