Fazeel Zubair Ahmed

Department of Pharmacology, Viswabharathi Medical College, Kurnool, AP, India


  • Case Report   
    Case of Phenytoin Induced Encephalopathy in a Six-Year-Old Girl
    Author(s): Fazeel Zubair Ahmed*

    Phenytoin is a widely used anti-epileptic among pediatric patients. It has a narrow therapeutic range hence monitoring for adverse effects is essential. Among its rare adverse effects is phenytoin induced encephalopathy. We have encountered one such case in our practice. A six-year-old girl received overdose of phenytoin due to ignorance of her history by practitioners. Understanding a patient’s past medical record is essential before administering narrow therapeutic range medicines... Read More»

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