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Phenytoin
Indications
Grand mal and temporal epilepsy; migraine; arrhythmia; skeletal muscle relaxant; trigeminal neuralgia.
Dose/Application
150-300mg daily in single or divided doses [max.600mg]. Children: 5-8mg/kg daily in 1 or 2 doses to be taken after meals. Status epilepticus, acute symptomatic seizures associated with trauma or neurosurgery.By slow intravenous injection or infusion [with blood-pressure and ECG monitoring], neonate, initially 20 mg/kg as a loading dose then 2.5–5 mg/kg twice daily. Child 1 month–12 years initially 20 mg/kg as a loading dose then 2.5–5 mg/kg twice daily, Child 12–18 years initially 20 mg/kg as a loading dose then up to 100 mg 3–4 times daily.
Mode of action
Precautions
Contraindications
Side Effects
Pregnancy risk
Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Epigon tabs 100mg 100 KES140.00
Phenytoin, by Biodeal tabs 100mg 1000 KES1,000.00
Phenytoin, by Allied tabs 100mg 1000 KES935.00
Epanutin. caps 50mg 28 KES375.00
Epanutin. caps 100mg 84 KES859.00
Epanutin. inj 50mg/mL:5mL 5 KES1,877.00
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