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Barbitoin

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Barbitoin

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Phenobarbital, Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Barbitoin Information

Barbitoin Benefits & Uses

Barbitoin is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia
  4. Panic Attack and Disorder
  5. Arrhythmia
  6. Seizures Primary

Barbitoin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Barbitoin

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

Barbitoin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Barbitoin is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Vertigo सामान्य
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate
  11. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  12. Double Vision
  13. Anemia दुर्लभ
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy दुर्लभ
  15. Paresthesia
  16. Insomnia Mild
  17. Dizziness Mild
  18. Tremor
  19. Headache Mild
  20. Low energy
  21. Nervousness
  22. Unusual facial expression
  23. Unsteadiness

Barbitoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Barbitoin safe for pregnant women?

Barbitoin should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Is the use of Barbitoin safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Barbitoin. If you see any side effects, stop taking Barbitoin immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Barbitoin again, only after your doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Barbitoin on the Kidneys?

Barbitoin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Barbitoin on the Liver?

Side effects of Barbitoin rarely affect the liver.

What is the effect of Barbitoin on the Heart?

Barbitoin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Barbitoin with Other Drugs

Barbitoin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Barbitoin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Barbitoin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Depression
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Respiratory Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Porphyria
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Depression
  9. Suicidal Tendency
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  11. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  12. Liver Disease
  13. Kidney Disease
  14. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Barbitoin

Is this Barbitoin habit forming or addictive?

Barbitoin does not cause addiction.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Barbitoin can make you feel drowsy.

Is it safe?

Barbitoin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Barbitoin can treat mental disorders.

Barbitoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Barbitoin

Using Barbitoin with some foods may lead to harmful effects. Take your doctor's advice on this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Barbitoin

Consuming Barbitoin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 85-87
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415