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Is Phenobarbital used to detox people who are addicted or abused Xanax or Klonopin?

Posted 18 Jan 2010 3 answers

When I was in rehab for high doses of abuse of Xanax and Klonopin that is what they used. Is that what most rehabs use to get people off high doses of these drugs?

Is phenobarbital similar to xanax or valuim?

Posted 19 Aug 2011 1 answer

Someone told me that phenobarbital is similar to xanaxs and valuims. I was prescribed it from my doctor and he gave me phenobarb to help me get off the xanax because i was tired of taking them and feeling like a zombie all day. Xanaxs were prescribed for my anxiety and sleep and i have been taking ...

Lamictal - has anyone noticed this affecting short term memory?

Posted 10 Jul 2011 5 answers

My Mother has been on lamictal for approx 21/2 mths weaned off of dilantin. Her short term memory... has gotten terrible, from minute to minute she can't follow you. Very disturbing. She is 78 and had been on dilantin and phenobarbital for about 55yrs. Please someone tell me if they have or ...

Anyone found phenobarbital effective in treat methadone withdrawal?

Posted 13 Aug 2011 3 answers

I was recently fortunate enough to obtain suboxone, and clonazepam to get off methadone 20 to 40mg/day. My wife has been addicted to a higher dose for longer than me, and is facing cold turkey withdrawal. Today we visited a doc. who is a licensed to prescribe suboxone. Unfortunately he said she had ...

Was phenobarbital used in the 1960's for anxiety?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 4 answers

My mother told me throughout my life that when I was young she gave me phenobarbital to "make me go to school". I have no memory of being given medication. Was she putting it in my food? Was she lying? I wonder if this was something routinely given to children with school anxiety?

Well I to tested positive for phenobarbital on a drug test. I am on a program for opoid dependence?

Posted 17 Mar 2010 1 answer

... and get tested 3 times a week. all the sudden i test positive for phenobarbital. dont know what it is or why im testing positive for it. a few days later I am randomly drug tested at my employment, and of course I am positive for it again(barbituates). So i get suspended from work and have that ...

Epilepsy - Dilantin, phenobarbital and Keppra? Hello, I was curious if anyone takes these three?

Posted 23 Sep 2014 4 answers

... meds in combination. If so how do they work in your case and what side effects do you experience. I have been on Dilantin and phenobarbital for many years and would still have occasional breakthrough seizures. Lately they have gotten much worse and since late June my doc has been trying to ...

Is it safe to take zanex if u take phenobarbital?

Posted 4 Mar 2011 3 answers

can taking a zanex while on phenobarbital for seizures cause seizures? Can they be mixed?

Vet prescribed 1/4 grain (15-16.25mg) phenobarbitol tablet for my dachshund, who ha had seizures?

Posted 8 Mar 2015 2 answers

The dose is a half tablet every morning and he is seizure free. My question is the labeling. I typed it just as the label is printed. Does each 1/4 grain tablet equate to 15 to 16.25 mg each? I am trying to figure out how many mgs of medicine he is getting.

How long does Phenobarbital stay in your system?

Posted 18 Nov 2009 1 answer

What is the half life of phenobarbital?

Posted 30 Oct 2012 2 answers

How is a patient weaned off of phenobarbital?

Posted 29 Jan 2013 2 answers

Will there be side effects during this period?

What's the difference between 30mg and 32.4mg tablets of phenobarbital?

Posted 31 Aug 2013 1 answer

I was taking the 30mg tablets of phenobarbital for seizures that I had 20 years ago. My pharmacy switched me to 32.4mg tablets because they don't manufacture 30mg tablets anymore. I feel like I am having an allergic reaction to the 32.4 tablets. Are the ingredients the same?

Was phenobarbital ever given to children as a treatment for hyperactivity?

Posted 28 Mar 2015 2 answers

My mother says she was given this drug as a child for hyperactivity and believes this is what caused her learning disabilities. How long does a child have to be on phenobarbital before the drug causes a permanent cognitive disability?

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