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Fosphenytoin Price and Pack Size

Fosphenytoin Information

Fosphenytoin Benefits & Uses

Fosphenytoin is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. Epilepsy

Fosphenytoin 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 Fosphenytoin

Fosphenytoin

Fosphenytoin Side Effects

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

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Sleepiness
  4. Dry Mouth Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Itching or burning
  8. Paresthesia
  9. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  10. Tremor
  11. Decreased blood pressure
  12. Uncoordinated Body Movements
  13. Altered taste
  14. Ringing in ears
  15. Slurred speech
  16. Euphoria

Fosphenytoin Related Warnings

Is the use of Fosphenytoin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Fosphenytoin. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Fosphenytoin safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Fosphenytoin for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

Mild

What is the effect of Fosphenytoin on the Kidneys?

Fosphenytoin is completely safe for kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Fosphenytoin on the Liver?

Fosphenytoin is rarely harmful for liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Fosphenytoin on the Heart?

Fosphenytoin is rarely harmful for heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Fosphenytoin with Other Drugs

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

Fosphenytoin Contraindications

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

  1. Depression
  2. Suicidal Tendency
  3. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  4. Hodgkin Lymphoma
  5. Hemolytic Anemia
  6. Liver Disease
  7. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Fosphenytoin

Is this Fosphenytoin habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Fosphenytoin may be habit forming. It is essential that you take [medicine] only on doctor's instructions.

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

No, after taking Fosphenytoin, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Fosphenytoin only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, in many cases, taking Fosphenytoin can help with mental disorders.

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Fosphenytoin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fosphenytoin

Taking Fosphenytoin with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk with your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Fosphenytoin

Taking Fosphenytoin with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

Severe

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