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Fenobarb Information

Fenobarb Benefits & Uses

Fenobarb is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia

Fenobarb 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 Fenobarb


Fenobarb Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Fenobarb 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

Fenobarb Related Warnings

Is the use of Fenobarb safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Fenobarb. It is best to stop taking Fenobarb immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.


Is the use of Fenobarb safe during breastfeeding?

Fenobarb may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Fenobarb on the Kidneys?

Fenobarb rarely affects the kidneys.


What is the effect of Fenobarb on the Liver?

Fenobarb may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Fenobarb on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Fenobarb on the heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Fenobarb with Other Drugs

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

Fenobarb Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fenobarb 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

Frequently asked Questions about Fenobarb

Is this Fenobarb habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Fenobarb cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.


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

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Fenobarb as you may feel sleepy.


Is it safe?

Yes, Fenobarb is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Fenobarb is useful in treating mental disorders.


Fenobarb Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fenobarb

Taking Fenobarb with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Fenobarb

Consumption of alcohol and Fenobarb together may have severe effects on your health.



सामग्री 1 Ml Injection(S)

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