Beetal Tablet

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Beetal NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Beetal Tablet

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Uses of Beetal Tablet

Beetal Tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Side effects of Beetal Tablet

Common

Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Beetal 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Beetal Tablet at a fixed time.

How Beetal Tablet works

Beetal tablet controls seizures or fits by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Beetal Tablet

Expert advice for Beetal Tablet

  • Do not take phenobarbitone if you are allergic to phenobarbitone or any of the other ingredient of the tablet.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: liver or kidney disease; temporary or chronic pain; mental depression or illness; disorders of pituitary gland or adrenal gland (e.g. pheochromocytoma); breathing problems; or porphyria (disturbance of metabolism that can be seen as disorders of the skin or other organs).
  • Do not take phenobarbitone if you have an addiction to alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Avoid taking phenobarbitone if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking phenobarbitone as it may cause drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Beetal Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Beetal Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Beetal Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
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Driving
Beetal Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Beetal Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Beetal Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Beetal Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Beetal Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Beetal Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Beetal Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, VaxiFlu-S Vaccine, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Beetal NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Phenobarbitone

Beetal is used to control seizures in epilepsy patients and is also used to relieve anxiety. It may also be used as a sedative for patients about to undergo surgery; to treat people who are suffering from withdrawal symptoms from addiction to other seizure medication or who are going to stop medication
Beetal sodium is one of the salt forms of Beetal and is used for the same indications
Beetal belongs to barbiturates. It acts by slowing down the activity of the brai
Q. Is it an enzyme inducer?
It is an enzyme inducer
Beetal is a controlled drug
Beetal is available as tablet and syrup form for use.
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Substitutes for Beetal

No substitutes found for this medicine
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