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Gardenal 60 mg Tablet

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Composition for Gardenal 60 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Gardenal 60 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Gardenal Tablet

Uses of Gardenal Tablet

Gardenal 60 mg Tablet is used in Epilepsy/Seizures.

Gardenal Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gardenal are Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Vertigo, Diarrhoea.

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

How Gardenal Tablet works

Gardenal 60 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.
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 60 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
Gardenal 60 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
Gardenal 60 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gardenal 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gardenal 60 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Gardenal 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gardenal 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gardenal 60 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gardenal

Suffering 4M Epilepsy Take Medicine Gardenal 60mg 1.5 tab. & Eptoin 100 Mg 3 tab 4 Last 5 or 6 years what is the side effects And how many time to take medicine
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Medications can be stopped after cessation of seizure of episode for continuous two years. And two consecutive EEG being normal space out of 1 year.Side effects you can check from our app.

Frequently asked questions about Gardenal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Phenobarbitone
Q. What is Gardenal used for?
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
Q. What is Gardenal sodium?
Gardenal sodium is one of the salt forms of Gardenal and is used for the same indications
Q. How does Gardenal work?
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
Q. Is Gardenal a controlled drug?
Gardenal is a controlled drug
Q. What is Gardenal syrup?
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 Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Belitra, Sitra
Gardenal with Chloramphenicol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chloramphenicol: Clorocin, Vecol
Gardenal with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC
Gardenal with Griseofulvin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Griseofulvin: Grisofal, Grisgeo
Gardenal with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin
Gardenal with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Gardenal with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort
Gardenal with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Ibivac
Gardenal with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil

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