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Am I at risk of infertility taking phenobarbital?

If you are a woman taking phenobarbital, you may be at increased risk of infertility according to a study of women published in the American Academy of Neurology's journal. The study of women in India found that women who took phenobarbital for epilepsy were more likely to have infertility issues. Talk with your doctor about the risks associated with phenobarbital to help make an informed decision about its continued use.

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