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Phenobarbital

Introduction: Phenobarbital

Description of Phenobarbital

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Phenobarbital: a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Phenobarbital: A barbituric acid derivative that acts as a nonselective central nervous system depressant. It promotes binding to inhibitory GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID subtype receptors, and modulates chloride currents through receptor channels. It also inhibits glutamate induced depolarizations.
Source: Diseases Database

Phenobarbital: barbituric acid derivative that acts as a nonselective central nervous system depressant.
Source: CRISP

Phenobarbital: A barbituric acid derivative that acts as a nonselective central nervous system depressant. It promotes binding to inhibitory GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID subtype receptors, and modulates chloride currents through receptor channels. It also inhibits glutamate induced depolarizations.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Phenobarbital as a Disease

Phenobarbital: Another name for Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Phenobarbital (or close medical condition association).
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Phenobarbital: Related Diseases

Phenobarbital: Phenobarbital is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Phenobarbital (Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Phenobarbital)

Some of the symptoms of Phenobarbital incude:

  • Increased risk of cancer

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Terms Similar to Phenobarbital:

Source: Diseases Database

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More specific terms for Phenobarbital:

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Broader terms for Phenobarbital

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Hierarchical classifications of Phenobarbital

The following list attempts to classify Phenobarbital into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • barbiturate
  • sedative-hypnotic,sedative-hypnotic drug
  • depressant,downer,sedative,sedative drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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