Description and Brand Names
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Fosphenytoin injection is used to control certain types of 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.
Fosphenytoin injection also used for short-term substitution for oral phenytoin. This medicine should only be used when taking phenytoin by mouth is not possible.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: