Generic Dilantin is used for initial monotherapy or as an additional medicine for polytherapy against complex focal and tonic-clonic (secondary generalized) seizures. It is also used to treat seizures that occur during brain surgery. This is one of the most popular and the most effective type of medications. It is produced in the form of tablets. It can cause local side effects, such as gastric irritation that in many cases can be reduced when taking the drug with food.
Generic Dilantin is also marketed as: Phenytoin sodium, Phenytek, Eptoin.
*Generic Dilantin is a registered trade mark of Pfizer.