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Phenobarbitone
Indications
All forms of epilepsies except absence seizures
Dose/Application
By mouth 60-180mg at night. Child: 5-8mg/kg daily. By 1.V or I.M. 50-200mg repeated after 6 hours when required [max, 600mg daily]. Status epilepticus: 1.V at rate lower than 100mg/min [max. 15mg/kg].All forms of epilepsy except typical absence seizures. By mouth or by I.V injection, neonate, initially 20 mg/kg by slow intravenous injection then 2.5–5 mg/kg once daily either by slow intravenous injection or by mouth; dose and frequency adjusted according to response. By mouth, Child 1 month–12 years initially 1–1.5 mg/kg twice daily, increased by 2 mg/kg daily as required; usual maintenance dose 2.5–4 mg/kg once or twice daily; Child 12–18 years, 60–180 mg once daily.
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Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Phenobarbital, by Cosmos tabs 30mg 100 KES148.00
Phenbital. tabs 30mg 100 KES90.00
Phenbital. tabs 30mg 1000 KES450.00
Phenobarbitone, by Biodeal tabs 30mg 100 KES100.00
Phenobarbitone, by Biodeal tabs 30mg 1000 KES500.00
Phenobarbitone, by Allied. tabs 30mg 100 KES85.00
Phenobarbitone, by Allied. tabs 30mg 1000 KES480.00
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