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Phenobarbital

Basic Information

Summary

CNS depressant that is used mostly for insomnia (In older patients) and epliepsy (in younger patients) And it a very strong narcotic, that can be taken most ways. It's used less as "safer" alternatives have been made (Benzodiazepines).

Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Dose

Oral
Light50-100mg
Common100-150mg
Strong150-300mg

Duration

Oral
Onset15-45 minutes
Duration5-8 hours
After-effects1-24 hours
Intravenous
Onset1-5 minutes
Duration4-6 hours
After-effects1-24 hours

Aliases

pheno
phenobarbitone
luminal

Avoid

All other CNS depressants.

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Interactions

No interaction information for Phenobarbital