MANUFACTURER - Swiss Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
|Precautions||Patient with history of adverse haematologic reaction to any drug; diabetes mellitus, hypotension, cardiac disease; conditions associated with low serum albumin levels; hypothyroidism, porphyria|
|Indication||Phenytoin is used to control certain type of seizures, and to treat and prevent seizures that may begin during or after surgery to the brain or nervous system|
|Contradiction||History of acute hepatotoxicity attributable to phenytoin. Concomitant use with delavirdine.|
|Adult Dosage||"Adult: Initially, 3-4 mg/kg daily or 150-300 mg daily given as a single dose or in divided doses, adjust subsequent doses if necessary. Maintenance: 200-500 mg daily. Child: Initially, 5 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses."|
|Side Effects||Bone effects (e.g. osteopenia, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, bone fractures), vitamin D deficiency, hypocalcaemia, hypophosphataemia, acute hepatotoxicity, acute hepatic failure, hypersensitivity, suicidal ideation and behaviour.|