Active Ingredient(s): Phenytoin
FDA Approved: * December 28, 1998
Pharm Company: * MYLAN
Category: Anticonvulsant

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

Phenytek 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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What are the good and bad side affects of this drug? How can i overcome any side affects? ## HI, Rex! How are you? Phenytoin is an antiepileptic, so preventing seizures would be the good effect of it. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, horizontal gaze nystagmus and reduced folic acid levels. Overcoming the side effects is really just a matter of time, as most will taper off in severity as your body gets used to the medication, which can take about 4 to 6 weeks. Learn more Phenytoin details here.


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.

NDC Database Records for Phenytek: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0378-2670 Phenytek 200 mg Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3750 Phenytek 300 mg Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 58118-3750 Phenytek 300 mg Oral Capsule, Extended Release by Clinical Solutions Wholesale

Other drugs which contain Phenytoin or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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