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Beetal Tablet

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Primary uses of Beetal Tablet

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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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Beetal Tablet side effects

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. Beetal Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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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Beetal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Beetal Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Beetal Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be monitored for excessive sleepiness and weight gain.
Driving
Beetal Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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.
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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Beetal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Beetal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Beetal with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Aprelief, Apriset, Aprepit, Aprepep
Beetal with Nimodipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Beetal with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Beetal with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon
Beetal with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Beetal with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Beetal with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono, Depakene, Ivalp, Diovat XR
Beetal with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Beetal with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Beetal with Hepatitis A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior
Beetal with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra, Terramycin
Beetal with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Beetal with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Beetal with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Beetal with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig, Kamrab, Zyrig
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S
Beetal with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset
Beetal with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Beetal with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Beetal with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket, Ketoford, KZ, Exket, Ketoza, Ketostal
Beetal with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Beetal with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Beetal with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Beetal with Camostat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Beetal with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor
Beetal with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Beetal with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln
Beetal with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Beetal with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Beetal with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
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