Factors affecting the free plasma fraction of phenytoin in patients with epilepsy.

The variability and possible factors modifying the free plasma fraction of phenytoin were investigated in 134 patients with epilepsy undergoing long-term treatment. The total and free plasma concentrations of phenytoin were determined using fluorescent polarisation immunoassay. Concentrations of albumin, bilirubin and creatinine were also obtained. The free… CONTINUE READING