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Amobarbital : Interaction with Food, Herbs, Alcohol and Caffeine


Interaction of Amobarbital with Food, Herbs, Alcohol and Caffeine - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Amobarbital is a barbiturate derivative, prescribed for anxiety, insomnia and induction of preanesthetic sedation.

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Amobarbital Interactions with Food and Herbs

Nicotiana tobacum: Using tobacco products like cigarettes along with amobarbital may cause some side effects like dizziness, blurred vision and nervousness.

Amobarbital Interactions with Alcohol

Patients on amobarbital should avoid alcohol. This combination leads to dizziness, drowsiness and confusion.
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Amobarbital Interactions with Caffeine

Caffeine interacts with amobarbital and interferes with the effectiveness of the drug. It is better to avoid caffeine while taking amobarbital.

How to Take the Medication -

Amobarbital comes in the form of injection which is administered into a vein or large muscle. Avoid long-term use of this drug since it may cause addiction. Your health care provider should also avoid rapid administration of the drug into a vein as it may cause breathing problems.
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