Select therapeutic use:

Anxiety/OCD:

Indications for SECONAL SODIUM:

For use as a preanesthetic sedative.

Adult Dosage:

200–300mg 1–2 hours before surgery. Elderly, debilitated, hepatic or renal impairment: reduce dose.

Children Dosage:

2–6mg/kg before surgery. Max 100mg.

SECONAL SODIUM Contraindications:

Manifest or latent porphyria. Marked hepatic impairment. Respiratory disease in which dyspnea or obstruction evident.

SECONAL SODIUM Warnings/Precautions:

Premonitory signs of hepatic coma: not recommended. Renal or hepatic impairment. Acute or chronic pain. Depression. Suicidal tendencies. Drug or alcohol abuse. Monitor hematopoietic, renal, hepatic systems with long-term therapy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Write ℞ for smallest practical amount. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat. D); may cause fetal damage. Nursing mothers.

SECONAL SODIUM Classification:

Barbiturate.

SECONAL SODIUM Interactions:

Avoid concomitant griseofulvin. May antagonize oral anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), corticosteroids (may require dosage adjustments), doxycycline (monitor), oral contraceptives (consider alternative contraceptive method). May be potentiated by sodium valproate, valproic acid, MAOIs. Additive CNS depressant effects with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Concomitant phenytoin: monitor blood levels frequently.

Adverse Reactions:

Somnolence, agitation, confusion, hyperkinesia, ataxia, CNS depression, nightmares, nervousness, psychiatric disturbance, sleep-driving, hallucination, insomnia, anxiety, dizziness, abnormal thinking, hypoventilation, apnea, bradycardia, hypotension, syncope, GI upset, constipation, headache, hypersensitivity reactions, fever, liver damage.

How Supplied:

Caps—100

Sleep-wake disorders:

Indications for SECONAL SODIUM:

For short-term (2 weeks) treatment of insomnia.

Adult Dosage:

100mg at bedtime. Limit use to 2 weeks. Elderly, debilitated, hepatic or renal impairment: reduce dose.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

SECONAL SODIUM Contraindications:

Manifest or latent porphyria. Marked hepatic impairment. Respiratory disease in which dyspnea or obstruction evident.

SECONAL SODIUM Warnings/Precautions:

Premonitory signs of hepatic coma: not recommended. Renal or hepatic impairment. Acute or chronic pain. Depression. Suicidal tendencies. Drug or alcohol abuse. Monitor hematopoietic, renal, hepatic systems with long-term therapy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Write ℞ for smallest practical amount. Elderly. Debilitated. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat. D); may cause fetal damage. Nursing mothers.

SECONAL SODIUM Classification:

Barbiturate.

SECONAL SODIUM Interactions:

Avoid concomitant griseofulvin. May antagonize oral anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), corticosteroids (may require dosage adjustments), doxycycline (monitor), oral contraceptives (consider alternative contraceptive method). May be potentiated by sodium valproate, valproic acid, MAOIs. Additive CNS depressant effects with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Concomitant phenytoin: monitor blood levels frequently.

Adverse Reactions:

Somnolence, agitation, confusion, hyperkinesia, ataxia, CNS depression, nightmares, nervousness, psychiatric disturbance, sleep-driving, hallucination, insomnia, anxiety, dizziness, abnormal thinking, hypoventilation, apnea, bradycardia, hypotension, syncope, GI upset, constipation, headache, hypersensitivity reactions, fever, liver damage.

How Supplied:

Caps—100