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Benzonal

Benzonal

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Pharmaceutical form
Pills
Package
50 pcs.
Pharmacy purchasing terms
By prescription
Active substances
Benzobarbital

Structure

1 tablet contains benzobarbital 0.1 g; in blister 10 pcs. and in flacons of 50 pcs.

1 tablet for children - 0.05 g;

Pharmachological action

Pharmachological action - an anticonvulsant.

Increases GABAergic inhibitory effect of the central nervous system.

Pharmacodynamics

It slows epilepsy. Increases activity of monooxygenase enzyme system of the liver, strengthens the processes of acetylation and glucuronidation, accelerates the biotransformation of exogenous and endogenous compounds, including the bilirubin.

Indications

Convulsive epilepsy of various origins (especially cortical epileptic focus localization), and non-convulsive seizures polymorphic (in combination with others. Antiepileptic drugs), functional hyperbilirubinemia, including postgepatitnye, Gilbert's disease, cholestatic form of chronic hepatitis B, a benign recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis, hemolytic jaundice.

Contraindications

Severe parenchymal liver disease, renal dysfunction, cardiac decompensation.

Side effects

Sleepiness, sleep disturbances, lethargy, difficulty in speech, nystagmus, mental retardation reactions, ataxia, loss of appetite.

Posology and Administration

Inside, after a meal. Doses vary depending on the age, the nature and frequency of seizures. For adults - 0.1 g 3 times a day (the highest daily dose - 0.8 g), for children (3 times per day): 3-6 years - 0.025-0.05 g, 7-10 years - 0, 05-0,1 g, 11-14 years - 0.1 g (the highest daily - 0.45 g); are treated with a single dose of a single dose, after 2-3 days, gradually increase the daily dose to the optimum; the duration of individual receiving a maintenance dose (depends on efficiency), it is recommended - for at least 2 years (even after cessation of seizures).

When hyperbilirubinemia - take for 2-3 weeks in a dosing regimen similar to epilepsy.

Precautionary measures

When you go to other anticonvulsants should be maintained at an equivalent potency ratio (between benzonalom et al. Drugs).

Storage conditions

In a dry, dark place at a temperature no higher than 25 ° C.
Keep out of the reach of children.

Shelf-life

4 years.
Do not use beyond the expiration date printed on the package.