Who should not take Seconal Sodium?

You should not take Seconal Sodium if you have had an allergic reaction to secobarbital, the active ingredient, or if you have porphyria. If you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast-feeding, you should not take Seconal Sodium as it may harm a developing fetus and nursing infant. Caution should be exercised if you have severe or uncontrolled asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respiratory problems, anemia or another blood cell disease, seizure disorder, liver or heart disease, or an overactive thyroid. If you have mental health issues such as depression or have had suicide attempts, you should talk to your doctor before starting Seconal Sodium. Additionally, if you have a history of an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you should not take Seconal Sodium, as it may be habit forming. Seconal Sodium should not be taken by anyone for whom it is not prescribed.

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