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How effective is phenytoin (dilantin) for treating epilepsy?
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Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Can be effective: Phenytoin is one of the oldest patent medicines used to treat epilepsy. It has been an effective treatment. Due to its sedating effect and other side effects, newer agents have replaced it as a first line treatment. It continues to be an effective alternative treatment.
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Last updated Mar 23, 2015
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