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Phenytal

Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenobarbital Phenytoin

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Phenytal

Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Phenobarbital Phenytoin

Prescription Required

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Phenytal Information

Phenytal Benefits & Uses

Phenytal is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary
  2. मिर्गी
  3. Insomnia
  4. Panic Attack and Disorder
  5. Arrhythmia
  6. Seizures Primary

Phenytal 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 Phenytal

Phenobarbital
Phenytoin

Phenytal Side Effects

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

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin Rash Moderate
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Vertigo सामान्य
  6. Depression Moderate
  7. Constipation Moderate
  8. Photosensitivity
  9. Bronchospasm
  10. Angioedema Moderate
  11. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  12. Double Vision
  13. Anemia दुर्लभ
  14. Peripheral Neuropathy दुर्लभ
  15. Paresthesia
  16. Insomnia Mild
  17. Dizziness Mild
  18. Tremor
  19. Headache Mild
  20. Low energy
  21. Nervousness
  22. Unusual facial expression
  23. Unsteadiness

Phenytal Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenytal safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Phenytal, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.

Is the use of Phenytal safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Phenytal. Immediately discontinue Phenytal if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor says it is safe for you.

What is the effect of Phenytal on the Kidneys?

Phenytal is rarely harmful for [Organ].

What is the effect of Phenytal on the Liver?

Phenytal may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Phenytal on the Heart?

Side effects of Phenytal rarely affect the [Organ].

Severe Interaction of Phenytal with Other Drugs

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

Phenytal Contraindications

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

  1. Allergy
  2. Depression
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Respiratory Depression
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Porphyria
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Depression
  9. Suicidal Tendency
  10. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  11. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  12. Liver Disease
  13. Kidney Disease
  14. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Phenytal

Is this Phenytal habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Phenytal.

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

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

Is it safe?

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

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

Phenytal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenytal

Taking Phenytal with food can create severe side effects. Discuss this with your doctor.

Interaction between Alcohol and Phenytal

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Phenytal as it can have severe side effects.

Phenytal से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Phenytal cause weight gain?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS, General Surgery

No, Phenytal does not cause weight gain. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. Hence, there is no direct association between weight gain and Phenytal till now.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Phenytal work?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Phenytal contains phenobarbitone which is a sedative & hypnotic agent. It is presumed that Phenytal works by suppressing the abnormal activity of nerve cells in the brain through an increase in the activity of a chemical messenger known as GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid). It also induces drowsiness or sedation by depressing some parts of the brain such as sensory and motor cortex.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Phenytal?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Take Phenytal as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food because the presence of food does not affect the absorption of this drug. Precautions must be taken in patients with depression, respiratory disease, and improper liver or kidney function.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Phenytal?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB, Ophthalmology

The duration of treatment might vary depending upon the patient's medical condition. You are advised to take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Phenytal help with alcohol withdrawal?

Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenytal might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Scientific evidence suggests that Phenytal in combination with other drugs (benzodiazepines) might help with severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Since it is a prescription drug, you are advised not to take Phenytal by yourself without consulting a doctor.

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