Incepta Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Barbit.
Barbit is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in so... View More
Barbit is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Monitor... View More
Barbit may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Barbit should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Barbit may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Barbit i... View More
Barbit should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Barbit may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Barbit is... View More
Barbit belongs to a class of medicines called barbiturates. It is a prescription medicine used to treat and prevent epilepsy (seizures). They also have ... View More
Uses of Barbit
Side effects of Barbit
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Barbit
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. Barbit may be taken with o... View More
How Barbit works
Barbit controls seizures or fits by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerv... View More
- Barbit helps in treatment and prevention of seizures.
- It may be habit-forming with long-term use.
- Talk with your doctor if it stops working well. Do not take more than prescribed.
- It may make you very sleepy. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you notice pain in your joints or if you have a history of bone disease.
- Get regular blood tests done to monitor the amount of medication in your body.
- Talk to your doctor immediately if you notice skin rash accompanied with fever.
- Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Status epilepticus, Partial seizures, Sedation, Generalised tonic-clonic seizures, Hypnotic, Preoperative sedation
Reconstitution: Dilute w/ most IV infusion soln (e.g. NaCl 0.45% or 0.9%, lactated Ringer's, dextrose 5%, Ringer's). IV Administration Slow inject... View More
Parenteral Status epilepticus ; Emergency management of acute seizures Adult: As phenobarbital Na: 200-600 mg. OR 15-18 mg/kg IV loading dose infused ... View More
Parenteral Status epilepticus ; Emergency management of acute seizures Child: As phenobarbital Na: 100-400 mg. OR Infants and children: 15-20 mg/kg ... View More
Renal impairment: Reduce dose. Severe: Contraindicated.
Severe renal and hepatic disorders. Severe respiratory depression, dyspnoea or airway obstruction; porphyria. Pregnancy.
Mode of Action
Phenobarbitone is a short-acting barbiturate. It depresses the sensory cortex, reduces motor activity, changes cerebellar function, and produces drowsin... View More
Patient w/ history or sedative/hypnotic addiction; resp disease, depression or suicidal tendencies, hypoadrenalism. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Mild to mod... View More
Common Ataxia,Dizziness,Drowsiness,Dysarthria,Fatigue,Headache,Irritability,Nystagmus,Paresthesia restlessness,Vertigo Geriatric patients: Excitement,... View More
May enhance the hepatotoxic potential of paracetemaol overdoses. May decrease levels/effects of various CYP isoenzyme substrates e.g. teniposide, methot... View More
Alternative brand for Barbit
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