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Phenobarbital

(fee-noe-BAR-bi-tal)

Phenobarbital (Luminal™) is a medication used most frequently to prevent seizures. It may also be used in patients with hyperbilirubinemia or for sedation. It is available as a liquid and tablet for oral use as well as an injectable for intravenous (IV) use.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 12/2013