Product Information

Product NamePhenytoin Base
Structure
Cas NO57-41-0
Molecular Weight252.273
Molecular formulaC15H12N2O2
Therap.Cat : Phenytoin is 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 action is not clear, although several cellular actions have been described including effects on ion channels, active transport, and general membrane stabilization.

Phenytoin is an Anti-epileptic Agent.

Phenytoin is a hydantoin derivative and a non-sedative antiepileptic agent with anticonvulsant activity. Phenytoin potentially acts by promoting sodium efflux from neurons located in the motor cortex reducing post-tetanic potentiation at synapses.