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Nytoin Information

Nytoin Benefits & Uses

Nytoin is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. Epilepsy
  3. Insomnia

Nytoin 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 Nytoin


Nytoin Side Effects

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

Nytoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Nytoin safe for pregnant women?

Nytoin can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Nytoin right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Nytoin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Nytoin. It should not be taken only under medical supervision.


What is the effect of Nytoin on the Kidneys?

Nytoin is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Nytoin on the Liver?

Nytoin may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Nytoin on the Heart?

Nytoin may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Nytoin with Other Drugs

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

Nytoin Contraindications

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

Is this Nytoin habit forming or addictive?

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

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Nytoin.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Nytoin only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, Nytoin is useful in treating mental disorders.

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Nytoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nytoin

It is safe to take [Medication] with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Nytoin

Taking Nytoin with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.


Nytoin से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

What is Nytoin?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Nytoin 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).

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can Nytoin help with alcohol withdrawal?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Nytoin might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Scientific evidence suggests that Nytoin 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 Nytoin by yourself without consulting a doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Nytoin on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

No, Nytoin 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 about 1 year पहले

How to take Nytoin?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Take Nytoin as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because the presence of food does not affect the absorption of this drug. Precautions must be taken in patients with depression, respiratory disease, and improper liver or kidney function.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Is Nytoin safe to use?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Yes, Nytoin is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, some side effects have been observed at regular doses these are drowsiness, nausea, and vomiting. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

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