phenytoin sodium/phenytoin sodium extended/phenytoin sodium prompt

phenytoin sodium/phenytoin sodium extended/phenytoin sodium prompt (fen´itō´in sō´dēəm),

n brand names: Dilantin, Diphenylan, Phenytex, others;
drug class: hydantoin anticonvulsant;
action: inhibits spread of seizure activity in motor cortex;
uses: generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizures, status epilepticus, nonepileptic seizures, trigeminal neuralgia, cardiac dysrhythmias caused by digitalis-type drugs.