Also debuting in late December was a generic option to Pfizer Inc.'s Cerebyx
injection (fosphenytoin sodium injection USP), used for treatment of certain types of severe seizures.
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* Used for partial onset and generalized seizures and for status epilepticus (phosphenytoin and cerebyx
Fosphenytoin, marketed as Cerebyx
and also in generic formulations, is a prodrug of phenytoin.
Intramuscular fosphenytoin (Cerebyx
) in patients requiring a loading dose of phenytoin.
In addition, a prophylactic intravenous dose of fosphentoin (Cerebyx
) is administered to avoid postoperative seizures.
An emergency room physician instructed the nursing staff to administer 150 milligrams of Cerebyx
, a prescription drug used to treat seizures.
Phenytoin * Cerebyx
, Dilantin, Mesantoin, Peganone, Phenytek
In some hospitals, fosphenytoin (Cerebyx
) is being used in place of phenytoin.
unit will promote the product, called Cerebyx
, while Pfizer will manufacture and distribute it, the Tokyo-based company said.
These medications include phenobarbital, primidone (Mysoline), phenytoin (Dilantin), carbamazepine (Tegretol), fosphenytoin (Cerebyx
), and valproic acid (Depakote).