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Spentoin (100 mg) (Phenytoin) Drug Price and Information

Spentoin (100 mg) is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for certain types of seizures (eg, status epilepticus).  It decreases abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

Spentoin (100 mg)

  Tablet
Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd
Generic : Phenytoin
 14.00
100 mg
10 Tabs
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    Drug information on Spentoin (100 mg) (Phenytoin) from Swati Spentose Pvt. Ltd

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    Drug Name : Phenytoin

    Phenytoin(Dilantin) generic Spentoin (100 mg) is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for certain types of seizures (eg, status epilepticus). It decreases abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
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    Trade Names for Phenytoin

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Oct 31, 2018
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    Medical condition(s) for which Spentoin (100 mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Adult: PO- Initial: 3-4 mg/kg/day as single dose or in divided doses. Maintenance: 200-500 mg/day.
    IV- As adjunct with a benzodiazepine: 10-15 mg/kg. Maintenance: 100 mg 6-8 hourly.

    Side effects of Spentoin (100 mg)

    Central Nervous System : Night blindness, incoordination, slurred speech, decreased coordination, mental confusion, dizziness, sleeplessness and tremor.

    Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, constipation, toxic hepatitis, and liver damage.

    Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

    Skin : Skin damage, rash and itching.

    How to use Spentoin (100 mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, capsule and suspension to take by mouth, with food.
    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Spentoin (100 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Spentoin (100 mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart problems, low blood pressure, blood disease porphyria, liver disease, sugar, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

    Avoid alcohol consumption.

    It may develop suicidal thoughts in teenagers, watch them carefully.

    It may raise blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

    Other Precautions for Spentoin (100 mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Spentoin (100 mg)

    Store it at room temperature (20-25°C).


    Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.



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