Garoin

 458 people have bought this recently
10 TABLET 1 Strip ₹ 37
  • Cannot be Sold Online

  • Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Phenobarbital (50 mg) + Phenytoin (100 mg)

Garoin Information

Garoin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Epilepsy, Seizures. Secondary and off-label uses of Garoin have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Garoin. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Garoin are Vertigo, Double Vision. While these are the most often observed Garoin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Garoin are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Garoin's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Garoin related warnings talks about Garoin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Garoin is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Respiratory Depression, Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Garoin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Garoin with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Garoin is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Garoin Benefits & Uses

Garoin is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Garoin 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


Garoin Side Effects

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

Severe

  • Drowsiness
  • Nervousness
  • Unusual facial expression
  • Unsteadiness

Moderate

Mild

Common

Garoin Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Garoin safe for pregnant women?


    Garoin 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 Garoin safe during breastfeeding?


    Garoin can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

  • What is the effect of Garoin on the Kidneys?


    Garoin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Garoin on the Liver?


    Garoin has very mild side effects on the liver.

  • What is the effect of Garoin on the Heart?


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



Severe Interaction of Garoin with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Garoin Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Garoin

  • Is this Garoin habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Garoin.

Garoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Garoin


    Taking Garoin with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Garoin


    Taking Garoin with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.



Frequently asked Questions about Garoin

Question over 3 years ago

Does Garoin cause constipation?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Garoin 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.

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I take Garoin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

No, Garoin 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 about 4 years ago

What is Garoin?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Garoin is a brand name of phenobarbital (Phenobarbitone) and it comes in form of a tablet, injection, syrup, and oral drops. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as barbiturates (sedative & hypnotic). It is used mainly for the treatment of seizures and epilepsy. It is also used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness). It is used off-label in the management of hyperbilirubinemia (high levels of bilirubin in the blood).

Question over 3 years ago

Can Garoin help with alcohol withdrawal?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Garoin might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Scientific evidence suggests that Garoin in combination with other drugs (benzodiazepines) might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Since it is a prescription drug, you are advised not to take Garoin by yourself without consulting a doctor.

Question about 3 years ago

Can I take Garoin and xanax together?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

No, Garoin 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.



See all substitutes for Garoin


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

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415



In stock alternatives of Garoin (based on Phenobarbital (50 mg) + Phenytoin (100 mg))

Phenytal 30 Tablet
Phenytal 30 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹15 ₹165% off
Phenytal 50 Tablet
Phenytal 50 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹16 ₹174% off
Epiphen 50 Tablet
Epiphen 50 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹20
Phen Phen 30 Tablet
Phen Phen 30 Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹9
Garoin Tablet
Garoin Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹37
Barbitoin 30 Mg/100 Mg Tablet
Barbitoin 30 Mg/100 Mg Tablet 10 Tablet in 1 Strip ₹36


₹37
10 Tablet in 1 Strip