Active Ingredient(s): Phenytoin
FDA Approved: * April 19, 2002
Pharm Company: * MORTON GROVE
Category: Anticonvulsant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Phentytoin Overview

Phenytoin (PHT), sold under the brand name Dilantin among others,[1] is an anti-seizure medication.[2] It is useful for the prevention of tonic-clonic seizures (also known as Grand Mal seizures) and focal seizures, but not absence seizures.[2] The intravenous form, fosphenytoin, is used for status epilepticus that does not improve with benzodiazepines.[2] It may also be used for certain heart arrhythmias or neuropathic pain.&...

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please tell me of the side effects of the Phentytoin sodium (Eption) tablets ## ## Dear Sir, I am Gangadhara BY (BE mechanical ) Age 34 Years , i am working manufacturing unit in production section resently i got first Epilepsy on 4th Oct 2012 morining 4 am around 15min. it is in sleeping time only Please suggest what is the problem


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg, 100mg extended, 200mg extended, 300mg extended, 30mg, 30mg extended
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 300mg
  • Injection: 100mg/2ml, 250mg/5ml, 50mg/ml
  • Suspension: 100mg/4ml, 125mg/5ml
  • Tablet, Chewable: 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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