phenobarbital

(FEE-noh-BAR-bih-tal)

A drug that is used to treat seizures and as a sedative. It is being studied in the treatment of diarrhea and for its ability to increase the antitumor effect of other therapies. It belongs to the family of drugs called barbiturates.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "phenobarbital"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "fenobarbital"

Medicamento utilizado para tratar convulsiones y como sedante. Está en estudio para el tratamiento de la diarrea y por su capacidad de aumentar el efecto antitumoral de otras terapias. Pertenece al tipo de medicamentos llamados barbitúricos.