Comparison of single-point phenytoin dosage prediction techniques.

Abstract

To dose the anticonvulsant phenytoin (PHT) in a clinical situation is difficult because of the non-linear metabolism of the drug. Therefore many techniques have been advocated to aid dosage adjustments based on a single-point PHT concentration determined at steady-state (ss). We retrospectively investigated six methods in a population of 130 out-patients… (More)

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