GENERIC NAME: FOSPHENYTOIN - INJECTION (foss-fen-eh-TOE-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Cerebyx
HOW TO USE: This medication is injected into a vein (IV) or a muscle (IM). This medication will be used until you can take an oral form of the drug. Follow all instructions for correct mixing and dilution with IV fluids. Consult your pharmacist. Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely. Consult your pharmacist. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Do not discontinue this medication, or any other seizure medication, without your doctor's approval.
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