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Phenytoin

Known as: Phenytoin [Chemical/Ingredient], Phentytoin, Fenitoina 
An anticonvulsant that is used to treat a wide variety of seizures. It is also an anti-arrhythmic and a muscle relaxant. The mechanism of therapeutic… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
  • L. Duley
  • Seminars in perinatology
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 23789906
Over half a million women die each year from pregnancy related causes, 99% in low and middle income countries. In many low income… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Summary:  Purpose: To assess which antiepileptic medications (AEDs) have the best evidence for long‐term efficacy or… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) provide satisfactory control of seizures for most patients with epilepsy. The drugs have the… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Seizures occur in 1 to 2 percent of neonates admitted to an intensive care unit. The treatment is usually with either… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Magnesium sulfate is used widely to prevent eclamptic seizures in pregnant women with hypertension, but few studies… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to present data on eight patients with recurrent episodes of aborted sudden death… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
BACKGROUND Antiepileptic drugs are commonly used to prevent seizures that may follow head trauma. However, previous controlled… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
Hay fever has been described as a "post industrial revolution epidemic,"' and successive morbidity surveys from British general… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
We conducted a 10-center, double-blind trial to compare the efficacy and toxicity of four antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of… Expand
Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Plasma growth hormone (GH), insulin, cortisol, and glucose were measured during sleep on 38 nights in eight young adults. Blood… Expand