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Phentoin

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Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Information

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet 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 Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet

Phenytoin

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet is used -

  1. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  2. Double Vision
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Anemia दुर्लभ
  5. Peripheral Neuropathy दुर्लभ
  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

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Phentoin can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Phentoin. If you see any side effects, stop taking Phentoin immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Phentoin again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?

Phentoin rarely affects the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet on the Liver?

Side effects of Phentoin rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet on the Heart?

Phentoin has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet 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 Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet

Is this Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Phentoin is not addictive in nature.

No

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Phentoin should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

Yes

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet

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

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet

Taking Phentoin with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Phentoin 100 Mg Tablet से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

Question about 1 year ago

Does Phentoin affect thyroid hormone?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

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

Question 10 months ago

Can Phentoin cause memory loss?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Yes, Phentoin can cause memory loss. All drugs that suppress signaling in the central nervous system (CNS) can cause memory loss. If you experience memory loss after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

What is Phentoin?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Phentoin is a brand name of phenytoin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications known as anti-epileptic drugs. This medicine is also called an anticonvulsant and it is given in the treatment of seizures. It is used to prevent and control tonic-clonic seizures and partial seizures. However, this drug does not treat all types of seizures hence you should consult a doctor to confirm if this drug is appropriate for you. 

Question 9 months ago

Can I discontinue Phentoin on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS, General Physician

No, You should not discontinue Phentoin 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 over 1 year ago

Can I drink alcohol with Phentoin?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Internal Medicine

No, you are advised not to drink alcohol while you are taking Phentoin. Drinking alcohol can increase the level of phenytoin in your blood and may result in unwanted side effects. It also increases the risk of seizures. It is best to avoid alcohol while taking Phentoin.

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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