an anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative
a barbiturate related substance used as an anticonvulsant for treating epilepsy
Dilantin, an anticonvulsant drug.
common AED; trade name Dilantin.
Phenytoin is the generic name for a drug called Dilantin®. This drug is used to treat seizures in patients with epilepsy. It sometimes used to treat other conditions as well.
(available as Dilantin®) a drug used for epilepsy
an anticonvulsant compound used in the treatment of epilepsy also called diphylhydantoin or Dilantin
An anticonvulsant that is sometimes given to people with post-herpetic neuralgia. The brand name is Dilantin.
An anticonvulsant drug used to treat seizure disorders including epilepsy, as well as digitalis-induced heartbeat rhythm disturbances. An overdose can have toxic effects. A blood test can determine the phenytoin level to aid in correct dosing and avoid toxicity.
Phenytoin sodium (marketed as PhenytekÂ® by Mylan Laboratories, previously Bertek Pharmaceuticals, and DilantinÂ®; also DilantinÂ® KapsealsÂ® and DilantinÂ® InfatabsÂ® in the USA, and as EpanutinÂ® in the UK, by Parke-Davis, now part of Pfizer) is a commonly used antiepileptic. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1953 for use in seizures. Phenytoin acts to damp the unwanted, runaway brain activity seen in seizure by reducing electrical conductance among brain cells by blockade of voltage-sensitive sodium channels.