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How will I know if I have taken too much phenobarbital?

You may have taken too much phenobarbital if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • dizziness or fainting
  • weak pulse
  • slurred speech
  • blisters
  • irregular heartbeat
  • confusion
  • headaches

Call your doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms.

If you become unconscious, or have difficulty breathing or swallowing, a friend or family member needs to call 911.

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