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EPTOIN 100 MG TABLET

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Composition for EPTOIN

Phenytoin(100 mg)

food interaction for EPTOIN

alcohol interaction for EPTOIN

pregnancy interaction for EPTOIN

lactation interaction for EPTOIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Eptoin 100 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Eptoin 100 mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Eptoin 100 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EPTOIN

Phenytoin(100 mg)

Uses

Eptoin 100 mg tablet is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

How it works

Eptoin 100 mg tablet controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Altered sleep, Anemia, Bruise, Bleeding, Memory impairment, Confusion, Constipation, Coordination disorder, Swelling of gums, Headache, Increased glucose level in blood, Slurred speech, Joint pain, Softening of bones, Stomach pain, Vomiting

Common Dosage for EPTOIN 100 MG TABLET

Patients taking EPTOIN 100 MG TABLET

  • 40%
    Once A Day
  • 29%
    Twice A Day
  • 26%
    Thrice A Day
  • 3%
    Alternate Day
  • 1%
    Thrice A week

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Expert advice for EPTOIN

  • Do not take phenytoin if you are allergic to phenytoin or any of its other ingredient.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking phenytoin as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Do not stop the medication even if you feel fine, until you are checked by the doctor and told to do so.
  • Do not take phenytoin if you have an addiction to alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Avoid using phenytoin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do not take phenytoin if you have a history of liver disease; vitamin D deficiency or diabetes; mental depression or are having suicidal thoughts.

Frequently asked questions for EPTOIN

Phenytoin

Q.How does phenytoin work?
Phenytoin is used to control seizures in epilepsy patients. It is used majorly to treat patients who are having surgery in the brain or nervous system. It is used to treat as well as prevent seizures in such patients. Phenytoin belongs to a class of medication call anti-convulsants. It acts by slowing down the electrical activity of the brain

Q.Is phenytoin dialyzable?
Phenytoin is dialyzable

Q.Can it be removed by dialysis?
It can be removed by dialysis

Q.Can I take ibuprofen/aspirin/Tylenol with phenytoin?
Phenytoin is known to interact with ibuprofen/aspirin/Tylenol. It should be combined only on strict advice of the doctor

Q.Does phenytoin cause weight gain/QT prolongation/Gingival hyperplasia/memory loss/ hyponatremia/photosensitivity/hair loss/ make you sleepy/high?
Phenytoin is known to cause gingival hyperplasia/memory loss/ hyponatremia/photosensitivity make you sleepy as side effects. It is not known to cause weight gain/QT prolongation/make you high. Please inform the doctor immediately if you observe side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)