Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup

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Composition for Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Gardenal Syrup

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Uses of Gardenal Syrup

Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup is used in epilepsy.
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Side effects of Gardenal Syrup

Common

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

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How to use Gardenal Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup at a fixed time.

How Gardenal Syrup works

Gardenal 20mg/5ml syrup 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 Gardenal Syrup

Expert advice for Gardenal Syrup

  • 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 Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup 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
Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup 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
Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup 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 Gardenal 20mg/5ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Phenobarbitone

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

Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
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₹0.5/ml of Syrup
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Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup
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₹0.7/ml of Syrup
82% costlier
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