Benzonal formula

Benzonal - is an anticonvulsant.

Pharmacological action

Benzonal is derived phenobarbital, it has an anticonvulsant effect.

Reviews benzonalom indicate that the drug unlike phenobarbital does not cause drowsiness.

Product form

According to the instructions, Benzonal release tablets.


Benzonal of instruction prescribed for seizures, epilepsy different origins - Kozhevnikov, Jacksonian, focal and small (bezsudorozhnyh) seizures.

Instructions for use Benzonal

 Tablets Benzonal taken orally, they can be combined with other means of anticonvulsant action. Take medication after meals. According to the testimony of the individual doctor selects the most appropriate and effective dosage.

The instructions Benzonal provides general recommendations. Adults appoint Benzonal a single dose of 0, 1 0, 2 g (per day - 0, 8g). A common pattern of use - 0, 1g three p. / Day. To start with the adoption of a single dose, and after two or three days, the dosage was increased to the clinical effect (disappearance of seizures or reduce their frequency).

Treatment benzonalom - duration, regardless of the seizure lasts at least one to three years. One drug is used p. / Day in the amount of a single dose. If seizures are returned, the patient is prescribed to take Benzonal in the previous daily dosage.

Max Benzonal for adults, which can be taken at one time - 0, 3 g.

Children single dose - 0, 025-0, 1d (day 0, 1-0, 4a), depends on age.

If the patient before taking other anticonvulsants, the transition to Benzonal gradually. Please replace once, after 3-5 days - and other treatment.

side effects

Application Benzonal can cause impaired motor coordination, speech disorder, rhythmical involuntary movements of the eyeballs.

Recorded and rare cases of drowsiness during treatment with Benzonal, addiction syndrome "cancel".

There are also reviews of benzonalom as drugs that cause decreased appetite, drug addiction, thrombocytopenia, thrombosis, constipation, diarrhea, allergic reactions, bronchospasm, reduced pressure, anemia, lethargy, confusion, headaches.


Do not appoint Benzonal if hypersensitivity to the drug, with insufficient liver, kidney, heart (2-3 degrees).

According to the instructions Benzonal not used in the diagnosis of the patient's anemia, bronchial asthma, respiratory disease, diabetes, hyperkinesia, hyperthyroidism, porphyria, adrenal insufficiency, depression with suicide attempts.

Also contraindicated Benzonal children up to 3 years.