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Uses of Methylphenobarbital
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:
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:
- ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/MEPHOBARBITAL
- MEPHOBARBITAL/SODIUM OXYBATE
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.
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