What is Luminal?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Phenobarbital

Luminal is an international brand name for the medication phenobarbital. Phenobarbital, a barbiturate, is used to control epilepsy (seizures) and as a sedative to relieve anxiety. It is also used for short-term treatment of insomnia to help you fall asleep.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Luminal

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Constant hunger 1

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Less than 1 month 1
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