Eptoin 100mg Bottle Of 120 Tablets
Eptoin 100mg Bottle Of 120 Tablets
Eptoin 100mg Bottle Of 120 Tablets

Eptoin 100mg Bottle Of 120 Tablets

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Phenytoin(100.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Eptoin tablet is an anti-epileptic medicine used for the treatment and prevention of seizures in an emergency condition where the episode of seizures lasts for a longer duration and does not stop. It ...
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Uses of Eptoin 100 MG

  • For the treatment of epilepsy (abnormal brain activity causing seizures).
  • To control and prevent seizures during and after brain surgery.

Contraindications of Eptoin 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to phenytoin or any of the other ingredients of Eptoin tablet.
  • If you are allergic to medicines similar to phenytoin (e.g. hydantoins), if you are not sure which are these medicines ask your doctor.

Side effects of Eptoin 100 MG

  • Allergy
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rashes
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath

Precautions and Warnings of Eptoin 100 MG



Can I take Eptoin tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine can be harmful to your unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately. You should continue to take your medicine until you have spoken to your doctor for advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Eptoin tablet while breastfeeding?
You should not take Eptoin tablet if you are breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk in small quantities.


Can I drive if I have consumed Eptoin tablet?
Patients taking this medicine should be cautious while driving as this medicine can make them dizzy and drowsy.


Can I consume alcohol with Eptoin tablet?
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol can affect the concentration of this medicine in your body and can also affect its desired action.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver, kidney or blood-related disorders.
  • You develop reddish target-like spots or circular patches after taking this medicine.
  • You develop ulcers in the mouth, throat, nose, genitals and conjunctivitis (red and swollen eyes).
  • You are getting suicidal thoughts of harming or killing yourself.
  • You are diabetic or have any heart-related conditions.

Mode of Action of Eptoin 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Epilepsy is a condition wherein the normal electrical rhythm of the brain is disturbed that may affect a person's consciousness, movements or sensations. Phenytoin in Eptoin tablet reduces the spread ...
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Directions for Use of Eptoin 100 MG

  • Take Eptoin tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It is best to take Eptoin tablet at the same time every day.
  • Swallow this tablet as a whole with plenty of water.

Interactions of Eptoin 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take.
  • Some medicines can affect the way Eptoin tablet works or Eptoin tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat blood pressure, heart failure, high cholesterol, blood-thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immunomodulatory medic...
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Storage and disposal of Eptoin 100 MG

  • Keep Eptoin tablet out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
  • Store in the original packaging in order to protect it from moisture and light.

Dosage of Eptoin 100 MG


An overdose of Eptoin tablet can be very dangerous and it should be immediately reported to your treating doctor or nearby hospital. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy asse...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Eptoin tablet, take it as soon as you remember unless it is time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Eptoin tablet used for?

A: It is used for the treatment of epilepsy also known as a seizure disorder. It is also used to prevent and control seizures during and after the neurological procedure.

Q: How long does a seizure usually last?

A: A seizure would last for about a few seconds to a few minutes usually, however, it also depends on the type of seizure.

Q: Is Eptoin a sleeping pill?

A: No, it is not a sleeping pill. However, it can cause drowsiness as a side effect. Please consult a doctor if this kind of symptom persists.

Q: How to stop taking Eptoin?

A: Abruptly stopping the treatment with Eptoin can make your seizures worse. Your doctor will probably reduce your dose gradually before stopping the treatment.

Q: Is there any substitute for Eptoin tablet?

A: Various brands are having the same ingredient as Eptoin has. It's best to stay on the same brand of phenytoin, as other brands may not work as well for you.

Q: What are the side effects of Eptoin?

A: The most common side effects of Eptoin are headaches and dizziness.

Q: Can Eptoin be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Eptoin can be taken with food or on an empty stomach, as told by the doctor. But try to take it the same way each day, since taking this with food may change the time it takes to be absorbed.

Q: What should you avoid when taking phenytoin?

A: You should avoid taking antacids or anti-diarrhoeal medicines within 2 to 3 hours of taking Eptoin. As it may affect the activity of Eptoin. You should also avoid drinking alcohol because Eptoin can increase the effects of alcohol.


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ContainsPhenytoin(100.0 Mg)
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, vertigo, dizziness
Last Updated on: 10 Dec 2021 | 01:11 PM (IST)
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