Fosphenytoin is a water-soluble phenytoin prodrug that is administered
intravenously to deliver phenytoin, potentially more safely than intravenous
Easy to read patient leaflet for fosphenytoin. Includes indications, proper use,
special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Jul 7, 2016 ... Cerebyx (fosphenytoin sodium) safety labeling changes June 2016, June 2015,
June 2014, January 2014, March 2013, November 2011.
The rate of intravenous fosphenytoin sodium injection administration should not
exceed 150 mg phenytoin sodium equivalents (PE) per minute because of the ...
Can be substituted for PO phenytoin therapy at the same total daily dose;
however, Dilantin capsules are 90% bioavailable PO while fosphenytoin is 100%
Fosphenytoin Sodium Injection (Fosphenytoin sodium) drug information &
product resources from MPR including dosage information, educational materials
Jun 30, 2007 ... Description, Fosphenytoin is a water-soluble phenytoin prodrug used only in
hospitals for the treatment of epileptic seizures. It works by slowing ...
Fosphenytoin injection is used to control certain types of seizures (convulsions)
in the treatment of epilepsy. It is also used to prevent and treat seizures that ...
Fosphenytoin offers many advantages over phenytoin: minimum phlebitis,
complete IM absorption, and the ability to administer the drug much more rapidly.
Sep 14, 2016 ... Fosphenytoin sodium injection is a prodrug intended for parenteral
administration; its active metabolite is phenytoin. 1.5 mg of fosphenytoin ...