Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)

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    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Information

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Epilepsy. The alternative uses of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20). The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) also has some side effects, the most common being Vertigo. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    In addition, Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)'s effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Respiratory Depression, Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other contraindications of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Benefits & Uses

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 3 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Infant (1 month to 2 years)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Neonates (0 to 1 month)
    • Disease: Epilepsy
    • Before or After Meal: Either
    • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) is used -

    Severe

    • Drowsiness

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Diarrhoea
    • Photosensitivity

    Common

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Gardenal may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Gardenal should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) on the Kidneys?


      Gardenal rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) on the Liver?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) on the Heart?


      Gardenal has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) with Other Drugs

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)

    • Is this Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) habit forming or addictive?


      Yes, Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) cause dependence in some cases. Talk to your doctor before taking it.

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


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Gardenal 30 Tablet (20). So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, in many cases, taking Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) can help with mental disorders.

      Yes

    Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)


      Taking Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Gardenal 30 Tablet (20) as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Gardenal 30 Tablet (20)

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Gardenal on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    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.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Gardenal without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    No, Gardenal is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this drug without a doctor's recommendation.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Gardenal a benzo?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    No, Gardenal is not a benzo (benzodiazepine). It belongs to the class of drug known as barbiturates and it is mainly used for the prevention of seizures and insomnia.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Gardenal cause weight gain?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    No, Gardenal does not cause weight gain. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. Hence, there is no direct association between weight gain and Gardenal till now.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Gardenal help with anxiety?

    Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    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.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 85-87



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