Fentoin ER Tablet

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Fentoin ER Information



Fentoin ER Benefits & Uses

Fentoin ER is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Fentoin ER 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: With meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 3 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fentoin ER Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fentoin ER safe for pregnant women?


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

    Severe
  • Is the use of Fentoin ER safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Fentoin ER on the Kidneys?


    Fentoin ER rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fentoin ER on the Liver?


    Side effects of Fentoin ER rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fentoin ER on the Heart?


    Fentoin ER has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Fentoin ER with Other Drugs

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

Moderate



Fentoin ER Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Fentoin ER

  • Is this Fentoin ER habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Fentoin ER.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Fentoin ER, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Fentoin ER can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Fentoin ER only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, Fentoin ER is useful in treating mental disorders.

    Yes

Fentoin ER Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fentoin ER


    The side effects of taking Fentoin ER with certain foods can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.

    Severe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fentoin ER


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

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Fentoin ER

Question over 4 years ago

Can I discontinue Fentoin ER on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

No, You should not discontinue Fentoin ER on your own. It may cause some serious side effects if you suddenly stop taking this medication. You are recommended to consult your doctor before discontinuing this medicine on your own.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Fentoin ER with Paracetamol?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Avoid taking Fentoin ER with paracetamol since this reduces the effectiveness of paracetamol. This happens because taking these medicines together increases the metabolism of paracetamol, which in turn reduces its bioavailability (the proportion of a drug substance which enters the circulation). Further, it may also increase the concentration of paracetamol in the blood which can cause liver damage. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines at the same time.

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Fentoin ER?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Fentoin ER can be safely taken for a long time as prescribed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the treatment suddenly or take it longer than prescribed duration.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Fentoin ER affect thyroid hormone?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fentoin ER can affect thyroid hormone, long-term use of Fentoin ER can reduce the thyroid hormone concentration in the blood, especially in children. Thyroid function needs to be monitored while taking Fentoin ER. Please talk to your doctor before taking Fentoin ER if you are suffering from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism (thyroid conditions). 

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Fentoin ER with ibuprofen?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fentoin ER can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful interaction has been reported between them. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between them. For precaution always consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Dilantin® (Phenytoin Sodium)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 413-415



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