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Brand Name :
Hydantoin derivatives, Imiazolidinedione
Actions and Spectrum
mephenytoin acts by stabilizing neuronal membranes, which reduces their excitability and prevents the rapid and excessive firing of neurons that can lead to seizures.
mephenytoin has a narrow therapeutic window which states that the difference between a safe and effective dose and a toxic dose is relatively small.