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Is the intake of Phenobarbital as a child the cause for adrenal fatigue?

I am a 38 year old female with Hashimoto s disease. I currently take Armour for my thyroid. I took Phenobarbital as a child from age 5-14 for a seizure condition. Could this medication have caused or contributed to adrenal fatigue?
Sat, 7 Jan 2012
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Phenobarbitone is a short acting drug and is metabolised very fast in our body. It is nit likely to produce any effects after such a long time. Also, the main effect it produces is on liver and induces all the hepatic enzymes. It has no effect on adrenal.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
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Is the intake of Phenobarbital as a child the cause for adrenal fatigue?

Hello. Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum. Phenobarbitone is a short acting drug and is metabolised very fast in our body. It is nit likely to produce any effects after such a long time. Also, the main effect it produces is on liver and induces all the hepatic enzymes. It has no effect on adrenal. Dr. Rakhi Tayal