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Phenytoin Drug Interactions

A total of 1251 drugs (7574 brand and generic names) are known to interact with phenytoin.

  • 200 major drug interactions (1125 brand and generic names)
  • 983 moderate drug interactions (6061 brand and generic names)
  • 68 minor drug interactions (388 brand and generic names)

Show all medications in the database that may interact with phenytoin.

Check for interactions with phenytoin

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Common medications checked in combination with phenytoin

phenytoin alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with phenytoin

phenytoin disease Interactions

There are 11 disease interactions with phenytoin which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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