Luminalettes 15mg Tablet

icon
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Luminalettes 15mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

NOT FOR SALE
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Luminalettes Tablet

uses

Uses of Luminalettes Tablet

Luminalettes 15mg Tablet is used in epilepsy.
uses

Side effects of Luminalettes Tablet

Common

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

uses

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

How Luminalettes Tablet works

Luminalettes 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 Luminalettes Tablet

Expert advice for Luminalettes 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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Luminalettes 15mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Luminalettes 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Luminalettes 15mg Tablet 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.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Luminalettes 15mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Luminalettes 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Luminalettes 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Luminalettes 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
...
+more
icon
Liver
CAUTION
Luminalettes 15mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Luminalettes 15mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Luminalettes 15mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Luminalettes 15mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Phenobarbitone

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

Substitutes for Luminalettes Tablet

₹0.75/Tablet
187% costlier
Luminal 15mg Tablet
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹10.48/Tablet
3914% costlier
Top Neurologists
doctor
Dr. P. K. Sethi
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.4
doctor
4.8
doctor
Dr. Rajul Agarwal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.8
doctor
Dr. Atul Prasad
MBBS, MD, DM
4.5
doctor
Dr. Aparna Gupta
MBBS, MD, DNB
4.4
cross img