Phenobarbital is a popular drug that is commonly used in the treatment of problems associated with seizures. Phenobarbital belongs to a class of drugs known as barbiturate anti-convulsants/hypnotics. It has also been used to control seizures in dogs.

Fast Facts:

  • Phenobarbital is primarily used to control certain types of seizure problems.
  • It can be used for short periods of time to calm people during periods of anxiety and also as a sedative.
  • There a small risk of becoming addicted to phenobarbital.