Phenbarb Tablet


Uses of Phenbarb Tablet

Phenbarb Tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

Phenbarb Tablet side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement)
  • Double vision
  • Sleepiness
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand)
  • Gingival hyperplasia
  • Softening of bones
  • Unusual hair growth

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

How Phenbarb Tablet works

Phenbarb Tablet is a combination of two antiepileptic medicines: Phenobarbitone and Phenytoin. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Phenbarb Tablet related warnings

Phenbarb Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Phenbarb 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.
Phenbarb 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.
Phenbarb Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Phenbarb Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Phenbarb Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Phenbarb Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Phenbarb Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Phenbarb

my wife PATIENT suffering from Epilepsy. she gets it generally when she is feeling weak or exhausted or if she has some small accident at home /outside which hurts her body part little severely. we did follow a course of epilepsy tablets for 6 month in 2010 but it was exhausting her and health was further deteriorating. hence stopped that. this year it happened twice every time with reason. me and family support her all the way emotionally / mentally. also makes sure that she is having proper diet and sleep. please advise what best can be done medicine wise and in terms of improving health by diet or nah other ways. thank you
Dr. Manju Singh
Daer PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic remedy for your complaint:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS LINK: 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
What is the suitable medicine in homeopathy for epilepsy for middle people event hough they are using English medicine like levers xr 750and Valero cr300twice a dsy
Dr. Manju Singh
Dear PATIENT On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicine:RECKEWEG R33 - EPILEPSY DROPS 3 times daily 15 drops in some water.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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