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an anticonvulsant administered orally in treatment of several types of epilepsy when the seizures are refractory to other drugs.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
mephenytoinA drug formerly used to control seizures and convulsions (e.g., from epilepsy); it is no longer available in the US or UK.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
mephenytoinMesantoin® A drug used to control seizures, convulsions, epilepsy; it is metabolized in liver to pharmacologically active normephenytoin, excreted in urine. See Therapeutic drug monitoring.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.