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Seconal Sodium Side Effects

Generic name: secobarbital

Note: This document contains side effect information about secobarbital. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Seconal Sodium.

Applies to secobarbital: injectable solution, oral capsule

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Somnolence

Frequency not reported: Ataxia, central nervous system (CNS) depression, dizziness, headache, hyperkinesia, syncope[Ref]

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Abnormal thinking, agitation, anxiety, confusion, dependence, excitement, hallucinations, insomnia, nervousness, nightmares, other complex behaviors, psychiatric disturbance, sleep driving[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Fever, tolerance, withdrawal symptoms[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Constipation, nausea, vomiting[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Apnea, hypoventilation[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Angioedema, hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Exfoliative dermatitis, skin rashes[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Bradycardia, hypotension[Ref]

Hematologic

Frequency not reported: Megaloblastic anemia[Ref]

Hepatic

Frequency not reported: Liver damage[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Injection site reactions[Ref]

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References

1. "Product Information. Seconal Sodium (secobarbital)" Lilly, Eli and Company, Indianapolis, IN.

2. "Product Information. Seconal Sodium (secobarbital)." Marathon Pharmaceuticals, Deerfield, IL.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.