FOSOLIN 750MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR FOSOLIN 750mg injection

Fosphenytoin(750mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fosolin 750mg injection at a fixed time.
Fosolin 750mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Fosolin 750mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FOSOLIN 750mg injection

    Fosphenytoin(750mg)

    Fosolin injection uses

    Fosolin 750mg injection is used in the treatment of epilepsy.

    How fosolin injection works

    Fosolin 750mg injection controls seizures or fits by suppressing the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain. .

    Common side effects of fosolin injection

    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.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FOSOLIN injection

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    Expert advice FOR FOSOLIN 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).

    Frequently asked questions FOR FOSOLIN 750mg injection

    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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)