phenobarbital[fē′nō-bar′bi-tahl]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A long-acting oral or parenteral sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic; also available as a soluble sodium salt; also used in therapeutic management of epilepsy and induction of hepatic microsomal enzymes.

Synonyms
phenylethylbarbituric acid , phenylethylmalonylurea

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