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Gardenal 60mg Tablet

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Composition for Gardenal 60mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gardenal 60mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gardenal Tablet

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Uses of Gardenal Tablet

Gardenal 60mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Gardenal Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Gardenal 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. Gardenal 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gardenal Tablet works

Gardenal 60mg 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 Gardenal Tablet

Expert advice for Gardenal 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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Gardenal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gardenal Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gardenal 60mg 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
Gardenal 60mg 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
Gardenal 60mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gardenal 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gardenal 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Gardenal 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gardenal 60mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Gardenal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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