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Dilantin

 [di-lan″tin]
trademark for preparations of phenytoin, an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Dilantin

(dī-lăn′tĭn)
A trademark for the drug phenytoin.
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Dilantin

A brand name for PHENYTOIN.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Phenytoin (Dilantin)

Anti-convulsive medication used to treat seizure disorders.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Phenytoin (diphenylhydantoin, dilantin) has been the chosen anti-convulsive for the treatment of sudden disorders (attack, epilepsy single episode) since the late 30's (Merrit & Putnam, 1938).
* anti-convulsant medications (such as dilantin, phenytoin, and primidone)
Neurological sequelac following Dilantin overdose in a patient and in experimental animals.
Toxic hepatic necrosis associated with taking dilantin, tridione, and phenobarbital: report of a case.
Dilantin had been approved by the FDA, but for the treatment of
He was prescribed dilantin and had no seizures for two years.
* Anti-epilepsy drugs like phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Epitol, Tegretol), and phenobarbital.
The book also said that in 1968 Jack Dreyfus, founder of an investment firm, gave Nixon 2,000 capsules of the mood-altering drug Dilantin, an anti-convulsant used to counter epileptic seizures.
According to the book, Nixon was prescribed Dilantin in 1968 by Jack Dreyfus, an enthusiastic promoter and user of the drug himself.
An example is breakthrough seizuring when Dilantin is not mixed sufficiently.