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(mephobarbital) Tablets, USP
Mephobarbital, 5-Ethyl-1-methyl-5-phenylbarbituric acid, is a babiturate with sedative, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant properties. It occurs as a white, nearly odorless, tasteless powder and is slightly soluble in water and in alcohol.
MEBARAL (mephobarbital) is available as tablets for oral administration. The structural formula is:
What are the possible side effects of mephobarbital (Mebaral)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- confusion, hallucinations;
- slow heart rate; or
- feeling like you might pass out.
Less serious side effects may include:
- memory or thinking problems;
- feeling nervous or agitated;
- nausea, vomiting; or
This is not a complete list of side...
What are the precautions when taking mephobarbital (Mebaral)?
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/17/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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