くすりのしおり

Injection
Published: 5/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
PHENOBAL INJECTION 100mg
 Active ingredient:
Phenobarbital
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine promotes receptor affinity of inhibitory transmitter (GABA), increases Clsup- /supchannel permeability and promotes to suppress nerve function by binding to the binding sites of barbiturates that are in subunits of GABAsubA/sub receptors.
It is usually used to relieve anxiety/tension state and to treat convulsive seizures in epilepsy, autonomic seizures or psychomotor seizures.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have acute intermittent porphyria...aftereffects of trauma (head injury) or progressive arteriosclerosis, heart/liver/renal disorder...neurosis, hypothyroidism, or tendency to drug dependence or its medical history.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, slowly inject this medicine subcutaneously or intramuscularly, once to twice a day.
  • Ask the doctor about the treatment span.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness and decreased attention/concentration/reflex movement. Avoid driving a car or operating dangerous machinery after injection.
  • Pay attention that alcohol (drinking) may intensify medicinal effects.
  • Avoid taking any food containing St. Johns wort, since it may diminish medicinal effects.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include drowsiness, dizziness and generalized red rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • fever, bloodshot eyes, generalized skin redness and swelling of the skin with rash or blisters [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, erythroderma (exfoliative dermatitis)]
  • rash, fever, swelling in lymph nodes [hypersensitivity syndrome]
  • dead tissue around the injection site [local necrosis]
  • sore throat, fever, nose or gum bleeding [granulocytopenia, decreased platelets]
  • general malaise, nausea, yellow discoloration of the skin and the white of eyes [liver dysfunction]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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