Mebaral Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Mebaral: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Mebaral 100mg Tab
Lundbeck Inc. (Formerly Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc)
Pill Identification: M 33 
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Mephobarbital 100mg Tab
Breckenridge Inc
Pill Identification: B418 
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Mebaral 100mg Tab
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: M 33 

What is this Medicine?

MEPHOBARBITAL (me foe BAR bi tal) is a barbiturate. It is used to help you sleep or to help control seizures.

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Mebaral 100mg Tablet

NDC: 673860803
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Absence Seizures, Tonic-clonic Seizures, Anxiety, Sedation Induction, Sedation Maintenance

Storage Information
Store below 77 degrees F
Mebaral 100mg Tablet
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Lundbeck Inc. (Formerly Ovation Pharmaceuticals, Inc)
Pill Identification: M 33 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Mebaral 100mg Tablet

Drowsiness Incidence:
>11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Mebaral 100mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Mebaral 100mg Tablet(Mephobarbital)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Mephobarbital)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Mebaral 100mg Tablet(Mephobarbital)
Marijuana and Barbiturates(Mephobarbital)
Barbiturates can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effect profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Barbiturates. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Mebaral 100mg Tablet(Mephobarbital)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Barbiturates(Mephobarbital)
Barbiturates are commonly used for sedation, seizures or for sleep and include drugs like Amytal, Buticaps, Mysoline, Nembutal, Phenobarbital, and Seconal. Caffeine may cause sleeplessness, so if you are taking a barbiturate to help you sleep, you may wish to avoid taking caffeine and caffeine-containing foods like colas, coffee, teas, or chocolates within several hours prior to bedtime. Barbiturates may also decrease the actions of Caffeine; if you have a high intake of caffeinated foods or beverages you may experience a headache or irritability from decreased caffeine levels while taking these drugs until your body adjusts. If you take Caffeine for other purposes, notify your health care provider if you think Caffeine is not working as well for you.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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