Fentoin 100 MG Tablet ER

Manufactured by Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Composition: Phenytoin
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Fentoin 100 MG Tablet ER is an anticonvulsant which is used to control and/or prevent seizures that begin after surgery. Take this medicine at the same time regularly for a better seizure control. Do not take this medicine if you are suffering from impaired liver function.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Fentoin 100 MG Tablet ER

Onset of action

The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 3 hours for an immediate release tablet and 4 to 12 hours for an extended release tablet.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 3 days for an oral dose and 1 to 2 days for an intravenous dose.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is known to be excreted in the breastmilk. It is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Fentoin 100 MG Tablet ER

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fentoin 100 MG Tablet ER , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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