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Phenytoin (Dilantin, Dilantin-125) is an oral and injectable drug prescribed for the treatment of seizures. Side effects, drug interactions (many interactions), and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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  • Dilantin
  • Dilantin-125