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Feni 100 mg Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Feni Tablet

Feni 100 mg Tablet is used in epilepsy/seizures.

Feni Tablet side effects

  • Drowsiness
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Diarrhea

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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
Feni 100 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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.
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): Ranisol, Vepred
Brand(s): Imirise, Imikon
Brand(s): Grisofal, Grisgeo
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): R Zep
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
Brand(s): Clorocin, Vecol
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Feni

1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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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.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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OM Maa Plot,Nh-8, Opposite Dashrath Village, Dashrath Vadodara - 391740, Gujarat, India
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