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Luminal 15mg Tablet

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Composition for Luminal 15mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Luminal 15mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Luminal Tablet

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Uses of Luminal Tablet

Luminal 15mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Luminal Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Luminal 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. Luminal 15mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Luminal Tablet works

Luminal 15mg 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 Luminal Tablet

Expert advice for Luminal 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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Luminal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Luminal Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Luminal 15mg 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
Luminal 15mg 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
Luminal 15mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Luminal 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Luminal 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Luminal 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Luminal 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Luminal 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Luminal 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Luminal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Phenobarbitone

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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