Ikaphen

Ikaphen

phenytoin

Manufacturer:

Ikapharmindo
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Phenytoin sodium.
Description
Each capsule contains: Phenytoin Sodium 100 mg.
Each mL ampoule contains: Phenytoin Sodium 50 mg.
Indications/Uses
To control the type of epilepsy attacks, tonic-clonic and psychomotor (grand mal and temporal lobus).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Cap: Adults: Initial dose of 300 mg in two divided doses. Usual maintenance dose of 300-400 mg or 3-5 mg/kg BW/day (maximum 600 mg).
Children: Initial is 5 mg/kg BW/day in 2 divided doses, with the recommended maintenance dose is 4-7 mg/kg BW/day.
Powd for inj: Each Phenytoin Inj. should be diluted by 0,9% NaCl and injected IV slowly.
Adults: A loading dose of 10-15 mg/kg should be given by slow IV injection at a rate not exceeding 50 mg/minute. The loading dose is followed by a maintenance dose of 100 mg intravenously every 6-8 hours.
Children: The drug should be administered at a rate not exceeding 1 to 3 mg/kg/min.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to phenytoin or other hydantoin.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy and lactating women.
Side Effects
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, ataxia, nystagmus, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, megaloblastic anemia due to deficiency of folic acid.
Drug Interactions
Phenytoin effect is reduced in the presence of alcohol and phenobarbitone.
Storage
Store at temperatures below 25°C and dry.
MIMS Class
Anticonvulsants
ATC Classification
N03AB02 - phenytoin ; Belongs to the class of hydantoin derivatives antiepileptics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ikaphen cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
100's (Rp126,000/pak)
Form
Ikaphen powd for inj 50 mg/mL
Packing/Price
(amp) 2 mL x 10 × 1's (Rp79,500/boks)
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