phenytoin extended capsule - oral, Dilantin
GENERIC NAME: PHENYTOIN EXTENDED CAPSULE - ORAL (FEN-eh-toyn)
BRAND NAME(S): Dilantin
USES: Phenytoin is used to prevent and control seizures (also called an anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug). It works by reducing the spread of seizure activity in the brain.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used to treat certain types of irregular heartbeats and painful nerve conditions (e.g., trigeminal neuralgia).
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