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Can I drive while taking phenobarbital?

Phenobarbital makes you sleepy, so you should not drive a car or operate heavy machinery while taking it. You should also avoid activities that require quick responses. Drinking alcohol will make your drowsiness even worse, so do not drink while taking phenobarbital. Talk with your doctor about other activities you should avoid.

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