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  • Phenobarbitone 30mg Tablets 100's

Phenobarbitone 30mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Phenobarbitone 30 mg belongs to a class of drugs known as barbiturate anticonvulsants/hypnotics. It works by controlling the abnormal electrical activity in the brain that occurs during a seizure. This medication is also used for a short time (usually no more than 2 weeks) to help calm you or help you sleep during periods of anxiety. It works by affecting certain parts of the brain to cause calming.
How to use
Your doctor will work out the amount of phenobarbital (the dose) that is right for your child. The dose will be shown on the medicine label. Your doctor will start your child on a low dose and then gradually increase it over a few days or weeks to help your child get used to the medicine. If you are not sure how much to give, check with your doctor or pharmacist.
Precautions
Pregnancy presents a risk to both the mother with epilepsy and her unborn baby.