Phenobarbital

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Other names: Luminal
Method of use: Oral Drops, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marke...
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Phenobarbital for Seizures
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Does Phenobarbital cause Sedation ?

#4 in Phenobarbital discussions - 284 posts discuss Sedation with Phenobarbital. Sedation is #4 concern in Phenobarbital discussions.
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y Vet gave me some Phenobarbital (pill form) to s...
" Phenobarbital sedation... My Vet gave me some Phenobarbital (pill form) to sedate my cat, I've given her the pill but I'm wondering how long before... "

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ut when phenobarbital sedation couldn't stop the s...
" ...meds in various combos, currently on Banzel and Zohnegran. The diet ...and difficult commitment but when phenobarbital sedation couldn't stop the seizing we ...do something drastic. She has gone from 50... "

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drug with less side effects (sedation & occasional hives...
" ...many years. Currently on Phenobarbital for the past 10 plus years. Last Grand Mal seizure around 7 years ago. However, it doesn't seem to be as effective as it has been and she is looking for an... "

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or an alternative drug with less side effects (sedation...
" ...on Dilantin and then Phenobarbital with success for many years. Currently on Phenobarbital for the past 10 plus years. Last Grand Mal seizure around 7 years ago. However, it doesn't seem to be as... "

th benzo I felt more drunk, and a lot less euphoria o...
" I just tried phenobarbital. I took 75mg at 5PM. At first I felt only slightly sedated. Compared with benzo I felt more drunk, and a lot less euphoria or peace feeling. Then the sedation took over... "

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on Phenobarb but they say it's addictive. Geez ... he's...
" ...doses of meds. Just started Vimpat so I don't have ...begging his doctors to put him back on Phenobarb but they say it's addictive. Geez ... he's gonna ...changing drugs being the second. Phenobarb does... "

is that she may be a little calmer (since it has a sedating...
" ...and who is on phenobarbital. First of all, the drug is usually very effective in treating/managing seizures. The ...her dog when on phenobarbital is that she may be a little calmer (since it has a... "

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is awful. I took Klonopin for years and didn't...
" Yes, phenobarbital is awful. I took Klonopin for ...and didn't mind it, but phenobarb was something else. It isn't ...dose Zyprexa - just leaden sedation, and... "

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work, only problem is that it makes me so stupid and dizzy...
" The single most sedating drug I've ever taken is ...Mysoline (primidone). It metabolizes into phenobarbital. That stuff *will* work, only problem is that it makes me so stupid and dizzy that it's not... "

principal side effects of phenobarbital. Central nervous...
" Sedation and hypnosis are the principal side effects of phenobarbital. Central nervous system effects like ...is from the monograph... "

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