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Luminal

Luminal Information

Luminal Benefits & Uses

Luminal is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia

Luminal 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 Luminal

Phenobarbital

Luminal Side Effects

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

Luminal Related Warnings

Is the use of Luminal safe for pregnant women?

Luminal can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Luminal, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Luminal safe during breastfeeding?

Luminal should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Luminal on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Luminal on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Luminal on the Liver?

Luminal is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Luminal on the Heart?

Luminal has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Luminal with Other Drugs

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

Luminal Contraindications

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

Is this Luminal habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Luminal can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

Yes

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

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

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, taking Luminal can treat mental disorders.

Yes

Luminal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Luminal

It is safe to take Luminal with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Luminal

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Luminal as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Details

सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)

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References

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