Mebaral Side Effects
Generic Name: mephobarbital
Note: This document contains side effect information about mephobarbital. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Mebaral.
Applies to mephobarbital: oral tablet
Nervous system side effects including primarily somnolence (1% to 3%) have been reported. Agitation, confusion, hyperkinesia, ataxia, CNS depression, nightmares, nervousness, psychiatric disturbance, hallucination, insomnia, anxiety, dizziness, and abnormal thinking have all been reported to occur in less than 1% of treated patients. Headache has been reported with chronic use.[Ref]
Respiratory side effects including hypoventilation and apnea have been reported to occur in less than 1% of treated patients.[Ref]
Hepatic side effects including liver damage have been reported to occur with chronic use in less than 1% of treated patients.[Ref]
Hematologic side effects including megaloblastic anemia have been reported to occur with chronic use in less than 1% of treated patients.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Mebaral (mephobarbital)" Sanofi Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, New York, NY.
Some side effects of Mebaral may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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