Fosentin 10mg Injection

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Composition for Fosentin 10mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Seizures
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Alcohol
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₹15.1/Injection
10 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Fosentin Injection

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Uses of Fosentin Injection

Fosentin 10mg Injection is used in the treatment of seizures.
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Side effects of Fosentin Injection

Common

Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Itching, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Tremor, Decreased blood pressure, Euphoria (feeling of intense excitement and happiness), Uncoordinated body movement, Altered taste, Ringing in ear, Slurred speech.

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How to use Fosentin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Fosentin Injection works

Fosentin 10mg injection is an antiepileptic medication. It controls seizures or fits by decreasing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Fosentin Injection

Expert advice for Fosentin Injection

  • Fosentin should be taken at the same time every day to maintain consistent levels in your body.
  • Do not stop using Fosentin without talking to your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Fosentin, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • It may increase blood sugar levels.Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat diabetes.
  • Do not start any medicine including herbal or ayurvedic without telling your doctor. As it may significantly change the Fosentin levels.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fosentin 10mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fosentin 10mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fosentin 10mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fosentin 10mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Fosentin 10mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Fosentin 10mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Fosentin 10mg Injection is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fosentin 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fosentin 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Paliris 3mg Tablet, B Cin 250mg Tablet, Cilogard 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fosphenytoin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fosentin 10mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Fosphenytoin

Q. Is fosphenytoin a vesicant?
Yes, fosphenytoin is a vesicant
Q. Why is fosphenytoin better than Dilantin?
Dilantin is a brand name of phenytoin. Fosphenytoin does not have side effects which are commonly associated with the use of phenytoin (when injected intravenously or intramuscularly) such as injection site irritation and sudden changes in the heart rate (arrhythmia), hence fosphenytoin is better than Dilantin.

Substitutes for Fosentin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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