Phenobarbitone, Phenobarbitone sodium
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- Epilepsy except absence seizures
- Oral Adults 60-180mg nocte
- IM Adults 200mg.
- IV Dilute 200mg/ml by at least 1:10 with water for injections and give 10mg/kg at not more than 100mg/minute to maximium of 1g
Cautions and Interactions
The sodium salt can be regarded as equivalent in therapeutic effect by weight in clinical practice.
Metabolite of primidone.