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Eptoin

Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenytoin (300 mg)

Prescription Required

991 people have bought this recently

Eptoin

Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenytoin (300 mg)

Prescription Required

991 people have bought this recently

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Eptoin Benefits & Uses

Eptoin is used to treat the following -

Eptoin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Eptoin

Phenytoin

Eptoin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Eptoin is used -

  1. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  2. Double Vision
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Anemia Rare
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy Rare
  6. Paresthesia
  7. Insomnia Mild
  8. Vertigo Mild
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Tremor
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Headache Mild
  14. Low energy
  15. Nervousness
  16. Unusual facial expression
  17. Unsteadiness

Eptoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Eptoin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Eptoin. If you are pregnant, do not take Eptoin without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Eptoin safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Eptoin. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Eptoin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Eptoin on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Eptoin on the Liver?

Eptoin has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Eptoin on the Heart?

Side effects of Eptoin rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Eptoin with Other Drugs

Eptoin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Eptoin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Eptoin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  4. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Eptoin

Is this Eptoin habit forming or addictive?

Eptoin is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Eptoin. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Eptoin only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Eptoin has been seen to have positive effect on patients with mental disorders.

Yes

Eptoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Eptoin

Taking Eptoin with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Eptoin

Consuming Eptoin with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415