Cyclobarbital Calcium Tablets.
Cyclobarbital Calcium Tablets, also known as cyclobarbitol or cyclobarbitone, is a drug which is a barbiturate derivative.It is primarily available in fixed-dose combination with diazepam under the brand name Reladorm (100 mg cyclobarbital + 10 mg diazepam) and is used to treat insomnia in Russia.
When not using?
Do not use with (= contraindications), etc.
Breathing problems, particular type (reduced respiratory tract)
Dependence on this or similar means containing barbiturate; Now or earlier
Alcohol or drug abuse, now or earlier
Hepatic impairment disorders (= liver failure), severe
Pneumonia, specific type (= bronchopneumonia)
Renal function disorders (= liver failure), severe
Hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or to any of the ingredients
Porphyria (= hereditary disorder in the formation of red blood dye)
Stabbing breathing during sleep (= sleep apnea)
Also tell a replacement doctor or a medical specialist about any other illnesses or complaints you may have. This allows you to get the wrong medication prescribed.
Also read the patient’s leaflet to see if this medicine should not be used.
Pregnancy & breastfeeding
There are insufficient data on this medicine to assess any possible harmfulness during pregnancy. Based on the mechanism of action, any adverse effects can not be excluded.
Do not use this medicine during pregnancy (unless prescribed by the doctor).
The active substance is converted into breast milk.
Do not breastfeed while using this medicine.
Some medicines may have a harmful effect on the course of pregnancy or on the unborn fruit. However, many medicines are not yet well known.
A lot of medication gets into the breast milk and reaches the infant.
Therefore, during pregnancy or breastfeeding, use only medication on doctor’s prescription.
Also tell a replacement doctor or a medical specialist if you are planning to become pregnant, pregnant or breastfeeding. This allows you to prescribe medicines that should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
First, consult your doctor when you are planning to use old medications, self-care medicines or alternative remedies during pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Also read the patient leaflet for information about using this medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Traffic, work & sport
This drug may, as a possible side effect, have a negative influence on reaction and concentration
And cause dizziness and sleepiness.
Of these, all kinds of daily activities, such as occupations in and around the house, participation in traffic and operating or operating machines can be seriously hindered.
Also read the patient’s leaflet for information on the potential effect of this medicine on the response, concentration and / or vision.
How does it work?
This agent has a strong damping effect on the central nervous system. As a result, it has a sleep-causing (= hypnotic) and anxiolytic (anxiolytic) action.
Possible side effects (including)
Respiratory depression (= respiratory depression)
Dependence, physical (= habituation)
Dependence, psychic (= addiction)
Convulsions (= seizures, seizures)
Discontinuation symptoms after stopping use (= hangover, hangover effect)
Response and concentration proficiency, reduced
Restlessness and confusion, especially in the elderly and in severe pain
Insomnia, after discontinuation of use (= rebound insomnia)
Sleepiness during the day