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Dilantin Drug Description
Dilantin®
(phenytoin sodium) 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of phenytoin?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

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Phenytoin sodium is an antiepileptic drug. Phenytoin sodium is related to the
barbiturates in chemical structure, but has a five-membered ring. The chemical
name is sodium 5,5-diphenyl-2, 4-imidazolidinedione, having the following structural
formula:







Each Dilantin¬ó 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule¬ócontains 100 mg phenytoin
sodium. Also contains lactose monohydrate, NF; confectioner's sugar, NF; talc,
USP; and magnesium stearate, NF. The capsule body contains titanium dioxide,
USP and gelatin, NF. The capsule cap contains FD&C red No. 28; FD&C
yellow No. 6; and gelatin NF. Product in vivo performance is characterized
by a slow and extended rate of absorption with peak blood concentrations expected
in 4 to 12 hours as contrasted to Prompt Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP
with a rapid rate of absorption with peak blood concentration expected in 1%
to 3 hours.Last reviewed on RxList: 5/18/2009




Dilantin Drug Description
Dilantin®
(phenytoin sodium) 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of phenytoin?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

swollen...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Dilantin »




Phenytoin sodium is an antiepileptic drug. Phenytoin sodium is related to the
barbiturates in chemical structure, but has a five-membered ring. The chemical
name is sodium 5,5-diphenyl-2, 4-imidazolidinedione, having the following structural
formula:







Each Dilantin¬ó 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule¬ócontains 100 mg phenytoin
sodium. Also contains lactose monohydrate, NF; confectioner's sugar, NF; talc,
USP; and magnesium stearate, NF. The capsule body contains titanium dioxide,
USP and gelatin, NF. The capsule cap contains FD&C red No. 28; FD&C
yellow No. 6; and gelatin NF. Product in vivo performance is characterized
by a slow and extended rate of absorption with peak blood concentrations expected
in 4 to 12 hours as contrasted to Prompt Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP
with a rapid rate of absorption with peak blood concentration expected in 1%
to 3 hours.Last reviewed on RxList: 5/18/2009




Dilantin Drug Description
Dilantin®
(phenytoin sodium) 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of phenytoin?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

swollen...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Dilantin »




Phenytoin sodium is an antiepileptic drug. Phenytoin sodium is related to the
barbiturates in chemical structure, but has a five-membered ring. The chemical
name is sodium 5,5-diphenyl-2, 4-imidazolidinedione, having the following structural
formula:







Each Dilantin¬ó 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule¬ócontains 100 mg phenytoin
sodium. Also contains lactose monohydrate, NF; confectioner's sugar, NF; talc,
USP; and magnesium stearate, NF. The capsule body contains titanium dioxide,
USP and gelatin, NF. The capsule cap contains FD&C red No. 28; FD&C
yellow No. 6; and gelatin NF. Product in vivo performance is characterized
by a slow and extended rate of absorption with peak blood concentrations expected
in 4 to 12 hours as contrasted to Prompt Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP
with a rapid rate of absorption with peak blood concentration expected in 1%
to 3 hours.Last reviewed on RxList: 5/18/2009




Dilantin Drug Description
Dilantin®
(phenytoin sodium) 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of phenytoin?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

swollen...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Dilantin »




Phenytoin sodium is an antiepileptic drug. Phenytoin sodium is related to the
barbiturates in chemical structure, but has a five-membered ring. The chemical
name is sodium 5,5-diphenyl-2, 4-imidazolidinedione, having the following structural
formula:







Each Dilantin¬ó 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule¬ócontains 100 mg phenytoin
sodium. Also contains lactose monohydrate, NF; confectioner's sugar, NF; talc,
USP; and magnesium stearate, NF. The capsule body contains titanium dioxide,
USP and gelatin, NF. The capsule cap contains FD&C red No. 28; FD&C
yellow No. 6; and gelatin NF. Product in vivo performance is characterized
by a slow and extended rate of absorption with peak blood concentrations expected
in 4 to 12 hours as contrasted to Prompt Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP
with a rapid rate of absorption with peak blood concentration expected in 1%
to 3 hours.Last reviewed on RxList: 5/18/2009




Dilantin Drug Description
Dilantin®
(phenytoin sodium) 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of phenytoin?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

swollen...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Dilantin »




Phenytoin sodium is an antiepileptic drug. Phenytoin sodium is related to the
barbiturates in chemical structure, but has a five-membered ring. The chemical
name is sodium 5,5-diphenyl-2, 4-imidazolidinedione, having the following structural
formula:







Each Dilantin¬ó 100 mg Extended Oral Capsule¬ócontains 100 mg phenytoin
sodium. Also contains lactose monohydrate, NF; confectioner's sugar, NF; talc,
USP; and magnesium stearate, NF. The capsule body contains titanium dioxide,
USP and gelatin, NF. The capsule cap contains FD&C red No. 28; FD&C
yellow No. 6; and gelatin NF. Product in vivo performance is characterized
by a slow and extended rate of absorption with peak blood concentrations expected
in 4 to 12 hours as contrasted to Prompt Phenytoin Sodium Capsules, USP
with a rapid rate of absorption with peak blood concentration expected in 1%
to 3 hours.Last reviewed on RxList: 5/18/2009





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Phenytoin sodium is a commonly used antiepileptic. Phenytoin (fen-i-TOE-in) acts to suppress the abnormal brain activity seen in seizure by reducing electrical conductance among ... Phenytoin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Phenytoin (Dilantin) is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. Includes phenytoin side effects, interactions and indications. Phenytoin Information from Drugs.com


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phenytoin n. An anticonvulsant drug, C 15 H 12 N 2 O 2 , used most commonly in the treatment of epilepsy phenytoin: Definition from Answers.com


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√ɬĘ√ā¬Ä√ā¬ďnoun Pharmacology. a barbiturate-related substance, C 1 5 H 1 2 N 2 O 2, used as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of grand mal epilepsy and in focal seizures. Phenytoin | Define Phenytoin at Dictionary.com


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