Results for: Phenytoin

In Medication and Drugs

Is phenytoin a barbiturate?

No, it is related to substituted pyrimidine derivative which has similar action to that of Barbiturate but doesn't belong to barbiturate, phenyton related to group of Hydantoi (MORE)
In Health

Does Phenytoin make your hands itch?

I've been taking phenytoin for 30 years, and I haven't experienced (or heard of) that side-effect. People are affected diferently though.
In Health

Is there any treatment for sensory neuropathy of the feet which has occured due to taking phenytoin for treatment for Epilepsy?

found this: Phenytoin can cause a deficiency of folate (folic acid, a vitamin) and vitamin D, occasionally leading to anemia and bone problems. Phenytoin also can produce a pe (MORE)
In Uncategorized

Is phenytoin schedule l?

Phenytoin sodium is a type of drug used to treat generalized tonic-clonic seizures and partial seizures. Although the FDA has classified this as a drug with risks if taken inc (MORE)
In Medication and Drugs

Why is phenytoin sometimes taken at night?

People take tablets at different times, so phenytoin can be taken at any time. Many people take their tablets in the morning and then again in the evening. Some people have a (MORE)
In Drug Side Effects

What are the side effects of phenytoin?

Phenytoin is associated with gum hyperplasia. Whether gumhyperplasia occurs and its severity is related to the dose ofphenytoin as well as its serum concentration.