Each Film Coated Tablet Contains:
Phenytoin Sodium IP 100 mg
Phenytoin is the antiepileptic drug. It belongs to the hydantoin group of class.
It is used to treat seizures occurring during the neurosurgery
- It is used in tonic clonic seizures
Mechanism of action
Phenytoin mainly blocks the voltage gated sodium channel which generates the high frequency action potentials of neurons
It is orally absorbed
It is about 90% bound to plasma proteins
It is metabolized into the reactive arene oxides intermediate
It is excreted unchanged in the urine
- Contraindicated in people with known hypersensitivity
- Contraindicated in the Adams stoke syndrome
- Contraindicated in pregnancy
Store it at room temperature.