Methylphenobarbital (also known as mephobarbital) is marketed in the US as Mebaral by Ovation. Methylphenobarbital is used as a sedative, anxiolytic and anticonvulsant. It is the N-methylated analogue of phenobarbital, and has similar indications, theraputic value, and tolerability. more...
- 1935 Mebaral was introduced by Winthrop Pharmaceuticals.
- 2001 Methylphenobarbital discontinued in the UK.
- 2003 Mebaral acquired by Ovation Pharmaceuticals (specialty pharmaceutical company who acquire underpromoted branded pharmaceutical products).
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