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Who should take phenobarbital?

Phenobarbital should be taken by people who suffer from epilepsy, as a way to gain control of seizures. It can also be taken as a treatment for anxiety. As an anti-anxiety medication, phenobarbital should only be taken short-term, for two to four weeks.

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