PHENOTONE 30MG TABLET

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Composition for PHENOTONE 30MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
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Medicine Overview of PHENOTONE TABLET

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Uses of PHENOTONE TABLET

Phenotone 30mg tablet is used in epilepsy.
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Side effects of PHENOTONE TABLET

Common

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

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How to use PHENOTONE 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 Phenotone 30mg tablet at a fixed time.

How PHENOTONE TABLET works

Phenotone 30mg 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 PHENOTONE TABLET

Expert advice for PHENOTONE 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PHENOTONE 30MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Phenotone 30mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
SERENACE 5MG INJECTION 1ML, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, ZUVIFLU PFS VACCINE, ARKAZID 2MG TABLET

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PHENOTONE 30MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Phenobarbitone

Q. What is phenobarbitone used for?
Phenobarbitone 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 phenobarbitone sodium?
Phenobarbitone sodium is one of the salt forms of phenobarbitone and is used for the same indications
Q. How does phenobarbitone work?
Phenobarbitone 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 phenobarbitone a controlled drug?
Phenobarbitone is a controlled drug
Q. What is phenobarbitone syrup?
Phenobarbitone is available as tablet and syrup form for use.
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