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Phenobarbital Sodium

Phenobarbital Sodium
Phenobarbital is a barbiturate (bar-BIT-chur-ate). Phenobarbital slows the activity of your brain and nervous system. Phenobarbital is used to treat or prevent seizures. Phenobarbital is also used short-term as a sedative to help you relax. Phenobarbital may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Phenobarbital Sodium
DRUG TYPE
Sleep Disorders

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You should not use phenobarbital if you have severe liver disease, severe asthma or COPD, a personal or family history of porphyria, or a history of addiction to drugs similar to phenobarbital.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Phenobarbital Sodium Vial 130Mg/Ml65 Mg/Ml