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Gardenal

Gardenal Information

Gardenal Benefits & Uses

Gardenal is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Insomnia

Gardenal 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 Gardenal

Phenobarbital

Gardenal Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
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  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate

Gardenal Related Warnings

Is the use of Gardenal safe for pregnant women?

Gardenal may have some side effects during pregnancy. If there is any side effect of Gardenal during pregnancy, discontinue it immediately. Take medical advice before using it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Gardenal safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Gardenal may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Gardenal should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Gardenal on the Kidneys?

Gardenal may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Gardenal on the Liver?

Side effects of Gardenal rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Gardenal on the Heart?

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

Mild

Severe Interaction of Gardenal with Other Drugs

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

Gardenal Contraindications

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

Is this Gardenal habit forming or addictive?

Yes, there is a possibility of developing a habit of Gardenal. Talk to doctor before taking it.

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

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

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Gardenal.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Gardenal can help with mental disorders.

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Gardenal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Gardenal

You can take Gardenal with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Gardenal

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

Severe

Gardenal से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 5 months पहले

Does Gardenal help with anxiety?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Gardenal can help with anxiety or tension because it can induce sleep but it is generally not preferred for the treatment of anxiety due to its side effects.

सवाल 6 months पहले

Does Gardenal help with pain?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

No, Gardenal does not help with pain because it is not a painkiller. It is a sedative & hypnotic agent which helps in inducing sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can I discontinue Gardenal on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

No, Gardenal should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can cause withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

सवाल 18 days पहले

Can I take Gardenal and xanax together?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

No, Gardenal should not be taken along with Xanax (alprazolam). Taking these drugs together is more likely to increase the side effects of both of these medicines such as increased sedation (drowsiness). Hence, you are advised to avoid taking them together.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Does Gardenal cause constipation?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Gardenal can cause constipation in a few cases only. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. The exact cause behind it is unknown. If you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

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Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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