Specimen Requirements

Title

PHENYTOIN (DILANTIN)

Specimen Requirement

SEE DILANTIN

Methodology

Stability

Reference Range

Turnaround

Clinical Use

Anticonvulsant drugs are those used to treat epilepsy as well as seizure disorders that are secondary to other diseases. The most common anticonvulsants are Phenytoin and Phenobarbital for major motor seizures. Phenytoin is used in the treatment of primary or secondary generalized tonic-clonic seizures (whole brain seizures), simple partial (focal cortical seizures), or complex partial seizures (temporal lobe seizures), and epilepsy.

Test Code

DIL