phenytoin

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phenytoin

[fə′nid·ə·wən]
(pharmacology)
C15H12N2O2 A powder with a melting point of 295-298°C; used as an anticonvulsant and antiepileptic in humans.
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However, bradycardia, heart block, and hypotension are potential risks related to the use of diphenylhydantoin, as well as valproateinduced hepatotoxicity.
Diphenylhydantoin 25 mg/kg, (100% anticonvulsant on electroshock-induced seizures) was ineffective on inhibiting nantenine-induced seizures.
Ophthalmoplegia resulting from diphenylhydantoin and primidone intoxication.
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Anticonvulsant effect of diphenylhydantoin relative to plasma levels.
Oral administration of diphenylhydantoin sodium (DFH-Na or phenytoin) predictably affects the liver and kidney of Sprague Dawley rats.