Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Dilantin
  2. Dilantin-125
  3. Dilantin Infatabs
  4. Dilantin Kapseals
  5. Diphen
  6. Phenytek

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Dilantin-30

Descriptions


Phenytoin is used to control seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to prevent and treat seizures that occur during brain surgery. This medicine is an anticonvulsant that works in the brain tissue to stop seizures.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Suspension
  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Capsule