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Blu-Phen Brand names, Blu-Phen Analogs

Blu-Phen Brand Names Mixture

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Blu-Phen Chemical_Formula


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Blu-Phen fda sheet

Blu-Phen msds (material safety sheet)

Blu-Phen MSDS

Blu-Phen Synthesis Reference

Hoerlein, U.S. Pat. 1,025,872 (1912)

Blu-Phen Molecular Weight

232.235 g/mol

Blu-Phen Melting Point

174 oC

Blu-Phen H2O Solubility

<0.01 g/100 mL

Blu-Phen State


Blu-Phen LogP


Blu-Phen Dosage Forms

Tablet; Elixir

Blu-Phen Indication

For the treatment of Epilepsy

Blu-Phen Pharmacology

Phenobarbital, the longest-acting barbiturate, is used for its anticonvulsant and sedative-hypnotic properties in the management of all seizure disorders except absence (petit mal).

Blu-Phen Absorption

Absorbed in varying degrees following oral, rectal or parenteral administration. The salts are more rapidly absorbed than are the acids. The rate of absorption is increased if the sodium salt is ingested as a dilute solution or taken on an empty stomach

Blu-Phen side effects and Toxicity

CNS and respiratory depression which may progress to Cheyne-Stokes respiration, areflexia, constriction of the pupils to a slight degree (though in severe poisoning they may wshow paralytic dilation), oliguria, tachycardia, hypotension, lowered body temperature, and coma. Typical shock syndrome (apnea, circulatory collapse, respiratory arrest, and death) may occur.

Blu-Phen Patient Information


Practitioners should give the following information and instructions to patients receiving barbiturates:

1. The use of phenobarbital carries with it an associated risk of psychological and/or physical dependence.
The patient should be warned against increasing the dose of the drug without consulting a physician.

2. Phenobarbital may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for the performance of potentially
hazardous tasks (e.g., driving, operating machinery, etc.).

3. Alcohol should not be consumed while taking phenobarbital. Concurrent use of phenobarbital with other
CNS depressants (e.g., alcohol, narcotics, tranquilizers, and antihistamines) may result in additional CNS

Blu-Phen Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals