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Phenytoin
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Phenytoin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Epilepsy or seizures
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Anticonvulsants/antiepileptics
  • Oral > Liquid: 25 to 30 mg per 5 mL
  • Oral > Solid: 25 mg (sodium salt); 100 mg (sodium salt); 50 mg (sodium salt); 50 mg chewable tablet
  • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 50 mg per mL in 5 vial (sodium salt)