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Phenobarbital + Phenytoin

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Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Information

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Benefits & Uses

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin is used to treat the following -

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

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin 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 Phenobarbital + Phenytoin

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Phenobarbital + Phenytoin 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

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin safe for pregnant women?

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Is the use of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin safe during breastfeeding?

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin 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 Phenobarbital + Phenytoin on the Kidneys?

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin on the Liver?

Side effects of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin rarely affect the liver.

What is the effect of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin on the Heart?

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin is rarely harmful for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Phenobarbital + Phenytoin with Other Drugs

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

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Phenobarbital + Phenytoin 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 Phenobarbital + Phenytoin

Is this Phenobarbital + Phenytoin habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Phenobarbital + Phenytoin.

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

After taking Phenobarbital + Phenytoin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Phenobarbital + Phenytoin only on doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Phenobarbital + Phenytoin works for mental disorders.

Phenobarbital + Phenytoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenobarbital + Phenytoin

Taking Phenobarbital + Phenytoin with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

Interaction between Alcohol and Phenobarbital + Phenytoin

Taking alcohol with Phenobarbital + Phenytoin can be dangerous.

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

References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 85-87
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415
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