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Piplar

Piplar Information

Piplar Benefits & Uses

Piplar is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia

Piplar 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 Piplar

Phenobarbital

Piplar Side Effects

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

Piplar Related Warnings

Is the use of Piplar safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Piplar. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Piplar safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may suffer serious consequences after taking Piplar. So don't take this drug without consulting your doctor first, otherwise it may be dangerous for you.

Severe

What is the effect of Piplar on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Piplar on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Piplar on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Piplar on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Piplar on the Heart?

Piplar has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Piplar with Other Drugs

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

Piplar Contraindications

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

Is this Piplar habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Piplar may be habit forming. It is essential that you take [medicine] only on doctor's instructions.

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

After taking Piplar, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Piplar can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Piplar only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Piplar has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

हाँ

Piplar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Piplar

Taking Piplar with food does not cause any problem.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Piplar

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

Severe

Piplar से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 10 months पहले

Is Piplar addictive?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Long-term use of Piplar might result in psychological and physiological dependence (addiction). Hence its long-term use should be avoided.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Piplar work?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Piplar contains phenobarbitone which is a sedative & hypnotic agent. It is presumed that Piplar works by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through an increase in the activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid). It also induces drowsiness or sedation by depressing some parts of the brain such as sensory and motor cortex.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Piplar cause seizures?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

No, Piplar 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.

सवाल 12 months पहले

Does Piplar help with pain?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

No, Piplar does not help with pain because it is not a painkiller. It is a sedative & hypnotic agent which helps in inducing sleep and is used for the treatment of insomnia (sleeplessness).

सवाल over 1 year पहले

Can I take Piplar without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS, Pediatrics

No, Piplar 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.

Details

सामग्री For 1 Packet(S) (10 Ml Drop Each)
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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