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Emgard 30mg Tablet

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Composition for Emgard 30mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Emgard 30mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Emgard Tablet

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Uses of Emgard Tablet

Emgard 30mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Emgard Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Emgard 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. Emgard 30mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emgard Tablet works

Emgard 30mg 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 Emgard Tablet

Expert advice for Emgard 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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Emgard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Emgard Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emgard 30mg 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
Emgard 30mg 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
Emgard 30mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Emgard 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Emgard 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Emgard 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Emgard 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emgard 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Emgard 30mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Emgard Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Phenobarbitone

Emgard 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
Emgard sodium is one of the salt forms of Emgard and is used for the same indications
Emgard belongs to barbiturates. It acts by slowing down the activity of the brai
Q. Is it an enzyme inducer?
It is an enzyme inducer
Emgard is a controlled drug
Emgard is available as tablet and syrup form for use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Emgard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Emgard with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Apriset, Aprepit, Aprepep
Emgard with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon
Emgard with Nimodipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Emgard with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Emgard with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset
Emgard with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Emgard with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol
Emgard with Tiapride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Emgard with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag
Emgard with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Emgard with Amineptine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Medicines with composition Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed): Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior
Emgard with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Emgard with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate, Becoride
Emgard with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Emgard with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old
Emgard with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Emgard with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Durogesic, Fent, Trofentyl
Emgard with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin
Emgard with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Emgard with Camostat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Emgard with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S
Emgard with Fenticonazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenticonazole: Fenza
Emgard with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Emgard with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Emgard with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Human Rabies Immunoglobulin: Berirab P, Kamrab
Medicines with composition Dexamethasone Intravitreal Implant: Ozurdex
Emgard with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Emgard with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket, Exket, Ketoza, Ketostal
Emgard with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon

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