Phenobarbital is occasionally used as a sedative before surgery, as a hypnotic (sleeping pill) to treat insomnia , and as an anticonvulsant to prevent and treat seizure disorders . Phenobarbital is classified as a barbiturate.
Common brand names:Luminal, Solfoton
Summary of Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, & Foods
Types of interactions: Beneficial Adverse Check
Replenish Depleted Nutrients
Reduce Side Effects
Potential Negative Interaction
The Drug-Nutrient Interactions table may not include every possible interaction. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects. For details, refer to the manufacturers’ package information as these are not covered in this table. If you take medications, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.
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