Active Ingredient(s): Fosphenytoin Sodium
FDA Approved: * November 5, 2020
Pharm Company: * SEDOR PHARMS LLC
Category: Anticonvulsant

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

Sesquient Overview

Fosphenytoin, also known as fosphenytoin sodium, and sold under the brand name Cerebyx among others, is a water-soluble phenytoin prodrug that is administered intravenously to deliver phenytoin, potentially more safely than intravenous phenytoin. It is used in the acute treatment of convulsive status epilepticus. Fosphenytoin was developed in 1996.[1] On 18 November 2004, Sicor (a subsidiary of Teva) received a tentative approval letter from the United States Food and Drug Adm...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fosphenytoin Sodium
  • Injection: 50mg, 50mg/ml, 75mg/ml, eq 50mg phenytoin na/ml
  • Solution: Eq 100mg Phenytoin Na/2ml (eq 50mg Phenytoin Na/ml), Eq 500mg Phenytoin Na/10ml (eq 50mg Phenytoin Na/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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