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Contains / Salt: Phenytoin

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Phenytoin Tablet Price and Pack Size

Phenytoin 100 Mg Tablet ₹45.08 Buy Medicine

Phenytoin Tablet Information

Phenytoin Tablet Benefits & Uses

Phenytoin Tablet is used to treat the following -

Phenytoin 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 Phenytoin Tablet


Phenytoin Tablet Side Effects

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

  1. Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)
  2. Double Vision
  3. Drowsiness
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  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

Phenytoin Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Phenytoin Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Phenytoin Tablet has many dangerous side effects on pregnant women, so do not consume it without medical advice.


Is the use of Phenytoin Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Phenytoin Tablet. Stop taking Phenytoin Tablet immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Phenytoin Tablet on the Kidneys?

Phenytoin Tablet is rarely harmful for kidney.


What is the effect of Phenytoin Tablet on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Phenytoin Tablet on liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Phenytoin Tablet on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Phenytoin Tablet on heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Phenytoin Tablet with Other Drugs

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

Phenytoin Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Phenytoin 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 Phenytoin Tablet

Is this Phenytoin Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Phenytoin Tablet has not been reported.

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

After taking Phenytoin Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Phenytoin Tablet.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Phenytoin Tablet works for mental disorders.

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Phenytoin Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Phenytoin Tablet

The effects of taking Phenytoin Tablet with certain food can be serious. Contact your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Phenytoin Tablet

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


Phenytoin Tablet से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 21 days पहले

Can I take Phenytoin with tramadol?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS, General Physician

No, you should not take Phenytoin with tramadol since harmful interaction has been reported between them. Tramadol may decrease the seizure threshold in some patient and also decrease the anticonvulsant activity of Phenytoin. Thus use Phenytoin with tramadol not recommended, unless until prescribed by your doctor.

सवाल about 1 month पहले

Can I take Phenytoin with ibuprofen?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenytoin 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.

सवाल 4 months पहले

Can Phenytoin cause suicidal and self-inflicting thoughts?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Phenytoin has been reported to cause suicidal, self-inflicting and distorted thoughts. If you are experiencing disorientation and life-threatening thoughts after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay.

सवाल 3 months पहले

Does Phenytoin affect thyroid hormone?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

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

सवाल 7 months पहले

What is Phenytoin?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Phenytoin 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. 


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