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Uses of Secobarbital
Secobarbital is used in the treatment of:
- Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Secobarbital Brand Names
Secobarbital Drug Class
Secobarbital 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/SECOBARBITAL
- ETHYNODIOL DIACETATE/SECOBARBITAL
- QUETIAPINE FUMARATE/SECOBARBITAL
- SECOBARBITAL/SODIUM OXYBATE
This is not a complete list of Secobarbitaldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Secobarbital 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.
Secobarbital falls into category D:
It has been shown that use of Secobarbital 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 secobarbital exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Secobarbital 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
Secobarbital is available in the following doses:
- Secobarbital 100 Mg Oral Capsule
- Secobarbital 50 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
Forms of Medication
Secobarbital is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Solution
- Rectal Suppository