FOSENTIN 10MG INJECTION

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Composition for FOSENTIN 10MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹15.1/injection
10 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for FOSENTIN

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FOSENTIN INJECTION

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Uses of FOSENTIN INJECTION

Fosentin 10mg injection is used in the treatment of epilepsy.
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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 controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on FOSENTIN INJECTION

Expert advice for FOSENTIN INJECTION

  • Immediately consult your doctor if you develop any suicidal thoughts, swelling, discoloration or pain at the injection site, serious skin infections such as rash, blisters, itching and fever while on treatment with fosphenytoin.  
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol while being treated with fosphenytoin as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking fosphenytoin as it causes dizziness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to fosphenytoin or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from heart diseases affecting the heart rhythm (e.g. slow heartbeat, certain heart blocks.).
  • Do not take if suffering from disorder of abnormal red blood cell generation (acute intermittent porphyria).
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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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
SERENACE 5MG INJECTION 1ML, B CIN 250MG TABLET, CILOGARD 10MG TABLET, PAROPEX 12.5MG TABLET CR

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.

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