Garoin Tablet

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Garoin Tablet

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Phenobarbital, Phenytoin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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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.

  1. Garoin Benefits & Uses
  2. Garoin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Garoin Side Effects
  4. Garoin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Garoin with Other Drugs
  6. Garoin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Garoin
  8. Garoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Garoin Benefits & Uses

Garoin is used to treat the following -

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

Garoin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Garoin

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

Garoin Side Effects

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

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

Garoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Garoin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Garoin. If you are pregnant, do not take Garoin without a doctor's advice.

Is the use of Garoin safe during breastfeeding?

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

What is the effect of Garoin on the Kidneys?

Garoin may have 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 is rarely harmful for 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 -

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 -

  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 Garoin

Is this Garoin habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Garoin.

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 Garoin can make you feel drowsy.

Is it safe?

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

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Garoin works for mental disorders.

Garoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Garoin

Taking Garoin with food can create severe side effects. Discuss this with your doctor.

Interaction between Alcohol and Garoin

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

Garoin FAQs

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take clonazepam and Garoin together?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

No, Garoin should not be taken with clonazepam. Taking these drugs together is more likely to increases the sedative (drowsiness) effect. Hence, you are advised to avoid taking them together.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Garoin on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

No, Garoin 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 over 1 year ago

Is Garoin a benzo?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

No, Garoin 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 almost 2 years ago

Can Garoin cause seizures?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

No, Garoin does not cause seizures at regular doses. It may occur if this drug is stopped suddenly after taking it for longer duration in high doses due to its withdrawal from the body.

Question about 2 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).

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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