mephobarbital


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Related to mephobarbital: phenobarbital, secobarbital
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Noun1.mephobarbital - a long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy
anticonvulsant, anticonvulsant drug, antiepileptic, antiepileptic drug - a drug used to treat or prevent convulsions (as in epilepsy)
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
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The company markets a broad range of ValuBrand and generic prescription products in many therapeutic categories, including the Somnote brand of chloral hydrate capsules, Mephobarbital tablets and the Vinate brand of prenatal vitamins.
CYP2C19*16 was reported in a Japanese subject demonstrating a lowered capacity to hydroxylate mephobarbital (9).
Some antiepileptic drugs--carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, barbiturates (phenobarbital, mephobarbital and primidone), and topiramate--enhance the cytochrome P-450 enzyme system.