Medicine : Epsolin Er(100mg)

Name:Epsolin Er(100mg)
Manufacturer:Zydus Cadila
Generic Use:Phenytoin
Composition:Phenytoin(100 Mg)
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Generic ( Phenytoin )

Typical use Of Phenytoin :Epilepsy
Mechanism of action of Phenytoin :Phenytoin Acts On Sodium Channels On The Neuronal Cell Membrane, Limiting The Spread Of Seizure Activity And Reducing Seizure Propagation. By Promoting Sodium Efflux From Neurons, Phenytoin Tends To Stabilize The Threshold Against Hyperexcitability Caused By Excessive Stimulation Or Environmental Changes Capable Of Reducing Membrane Sodium Gradient. This Includes The Reduction Of Post-tetanic Potentiation At Synapses. Loss Of Post-tetanic Potentiation Prevents Cortical Seizure Foci From Detonating Adjacent Cortical Areas.
Drug Interaction of Phenytoin :There Are Many Potential Drug Interactions With Phenytoin. Phenytoin Can Increase The Metabolism (elimination) Of Many Drugs, Reducing Their Concentrations In The Body. Drugs That May Be Affected Include: Digoxin (Lanoxin),carbamazepine (Tegretol, Tegretol XR, Equetro, Carbatrol), Clonazepam (Klonopin), Corticosteroids (for Example, Prednisone), Cyclosporine, Disopyramide, Doxycycline, Estrogens, Oral Contraceptives, Paroxetine (Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva), Quinidine, Tacrolimus (Prograf), Theophylline, Phenobarbital, Valproic Acid (Depakote, Depakote ER, Depakene, Depacon, Stavzor), And Warfarin (Coumadin).
Side effects of Phenytoin :Ataxia, Nausea, Vomiting, Hypotension, Drowsiness, Nystagmus, Coma, Hyperglycemia, Stupor, Blurred Vision.


How Phenytoin will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Phenytoin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Phenytoin

No Studies Found