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Nytoin Tablet

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Composition for Nytoin Tablet

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Primary uses of Nytoin Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nytoin Tablet


Uses of Nytoin Tablet

Nytoin Tablet is used in epilepsy.

Nytoin Tablet side effects


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


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

How Nytoin Tablet works

Nytoin 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 Nytoin Tablet

Expert advice for Nytoin 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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Nytoin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nytoin Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nytoin 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.
Nytoin 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.
Nytoin Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Nytoin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nytoin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nytoin Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Nytoin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nytoin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nytoin Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Nytoin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Phenobarbitone

Nytoin 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
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Q. Is it an enzyme inducer?
It is an enzyme inducer
Nytoin is a controlled drug
Nytoin is available as tablet and syrup form for use.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Nytoin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Nytoin with Disopyramide
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Nytoin with Nimodipine
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Nytoin with Fosaprepitant
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon
Nytoin with Pimozide
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Nytoin with Asenapine
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Medicines with composition Inactivated influenza vaccine: Vaxigrip, Agrippal S1, Influenza, Nasovac-S, VaxiFlu-S, Influgen, Fluarix, Influvac, Lupienza, Zuviflu, Cadiflu-S
Nytoin with Valproic Acid
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval, Disoval, Alporate, Valcot, Convulex, Novalept Chrono, Depakene, Ivalp, Diovat XR
Nytoin with Butorphanol
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Nytoin with Telbivudine
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep, Sebivo
Nytoin with Ketoconazole
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket, Ketoford, Exket, Ketoza, Ketostal
Nytoin with Blonanserin
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Nytoin with Camostat
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Nytoin with Pentazocine
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin
Medicines with composition Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated): Shanchol
Nytoin with Beclometasone
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Nytoin with Oxytetracycline
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra, Terramycin
Nytoin with Benidipine
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln
Nytoin with Morphine
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor
Nytoin with Penfluridol
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol
Nytoin with Iloperidone
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Nytoin with Sulpiride
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Nytoin with Fentanyl
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Nytoin with Ethylmorphine
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Nytoin with Bupropion
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion, Bupraset
Nytoin with Paliperidone
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm
Medicines with composition Anti Rabies Sera Immunoglobulins: Berirab P, Carig, Kamrab, Zyrig
Nytoin with Hepatitis A
Medicines with composition Hepatitis A: Avaxim, Havrix, HAVpur Junior
Nytoin with Amineptine
Medicines with composition Amineptine: Survector
Nytoin with Tiapride
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Nytoin with Posaconazole
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Nytoin with Voriconazole
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