Feni 100 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Feni Tablet
Feni 100 mg Tablet is used in Epilepsy/Seizures.
Feni Tablet side effects
Common
  • Drowsiness
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Feni 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. Feni 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Feni Tablet works
Feni 100 mg 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.
Feni Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Feni 100 mg 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
Feni 100 mg 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
Feni 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Feni 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Feni 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Feni 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Feni 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Feni 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Feni 100 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Feni with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clorocin, Vecol
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Grisofal, Grisgeo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. What is Feni used for?
Feni 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
Q. What is Feni sodium?
Feni sodium is one of the salt forms of Feni and is used for the same indications
Q. How does Feni work?
Feni belongs to barbiturates. It acts by slowing down the activity of the brai
Q. Is it an enzyme inducer?
It is an enzyme inducer
Q. Is Feni a controlled drug?
Feni is a controlled drug
Q. What is Feni syrup?
Feni is available as tablet and syrup form for use.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
OM Maa Plot,Nh-8, Opposite Dashrath Village, Dashrath Vadodara - 391740, Gujarat, India
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