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Extended phenytoin sodium what does this do?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
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In brief: Prevent seizures

Phenytoin (or dilantin) is an anti-seizure medication that is also used for some types of nerve pain.
While very effective, it has a number of nasty side effects with longer term use, and many physicians are trying to transition patients away from it.

In brief: Prevent seizures

Phenytoin (or dilantin) is an anti-seizure medication that is also used for some types of nerve pain.
While very effective, it has a number of nasty side effects with longer term use, and many physicians are trying to transition patients away from it.
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