Epanutin

Epanutin

A brand name for PHENYTOIN.
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The British Court of Appeal has upheld Flynn Pharma's right to stop the parallel importation of Pfizer's (NYSE: PFE) Epanutin (phenytoin sodium) anti-epileptic drug into the UK for resale as Phenytoin Sodium Flynn, the company announced on Thursday.
The regulatory agency alleges that the two companies removed the official brand name, Epanutin, from Pfizer's phenytoin sodium capsule product in 2012, rendering it a generic so they could increase the price by as much as 2,600% to the U.
Pfizer responded that Epanutin was a loss-making product and the arrangement with Flynn Pharma allowed the drug to remain available to patients in the U.
The Competition and Markets Authority said that in 2012 Pfizer sold the UK distribution rights of Epanutin to Flynn, based in Stevenage, Herts, which marketed its own version.
A dozen pharmacies were contacted by The Daily Star to inquire about the availability of Epanutin, a drug used by patients with epilepsy to prevent seizures and whose active ingredient is called Phenytoin.
But Yamout said patients had been calling him for the last 10 days complaining of the unavailability of Epanutin.
One man who has been living in Lebanon for 10 years and whose wife has been using Epanutin for four decades said he was worried they would run out.
Yamout said this was the first time there was a shortage in Epanutin, saying his patients had been looking for it in pharmacies throughout the country.
Furthermore, a mental hospital in Lebanon is experiencing a major crisis, as its supply of Epanutin, an anti-convulsion drug used to treat schizophrenic patients is days from running out.
I'm taking epanutin for epilepsy but I'm told it doesn't mix with modern drugs.
So in theory it could affect the ability of epanutin.