dilantin : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  an anticonvulsant drug (trade name Dilantin) used to treat epilepsy and that is not a sedative

  • Phenantoin can be administered in larger doses than dilantin-sodium or phenobarbitol; it does not have a disagreeable taste, and can be given to babies; it is made up in pink pill .
  • Dosed with dilantin every day, Eugene galloped through his first readers in three weeks, taught himself multiplication without help, learned to play ball, badminton and card .
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  • With newer antihistamines, risk of seizure is small
    DEAR DR. ROACH: My son suffered seizures as a child and was diagnosed with benign rolandic epilepsy. At the time, we were told that he should avoid antihistamines, since they could trigger seizures. He was on medication from ages 8 to 18 (Dilantin), but...
    Sept. 8, 2013 - The Standard-Times

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