Methylphenobarbital

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  • Epilepsy, Absence
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Uses of Methylphenobarbital

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Methylphenobarbital is used in the treatment of:

  • Epilepsy, Absence
  • Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methylphenobarbital Brand Names

Methylphenobarbital may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Methylphenobarbital Drug Class

Methylphenobarbital is part of the drug class:

Methylphenobarbital Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ANISINDIONE/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • CYCLOSPORINE/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • DICUMAROL/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • ESTRADIOL/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • EVEROLIMUS/MEPHOBARBITAL
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/PHENPROCOUMON
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/SIROLIMUS
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/SODIUM OXYBATE
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/TACROLIMUS
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/TEMSIROLIMUS
  • MEPHOBARBITAL/VORICONAZOLE

This is not a complete list of Methylphenobarbitaldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methylphenobarbital and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Mephobarbital falls into category D:

It has been shown that use of Mephobarbital in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.

Methylphenobarbital Dosage

Take methylphenobarbital exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Methylphenobarbital dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Methylphenobarbital is available in the following doses:

  • Mephobarbital 100 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Mephobarbital 32 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Mephobarbital 50 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Methylphenobarbital is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet