U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Macedonia (FYROM)
A 30-year-old female asked:

10 month baby should start phenoba.weaning she takes 45mg a day.6 months no change in the dose and no seizures.should i expect any side effects?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Phenobarbital: Talk to the neurologist that placed the child on the medication, typically you want to wean phenobarbital due to potential long term issues. You may need frequent follow-up and weaning of the medication or switching to a different anticonvulsant

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 5, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.