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Generic Name: PHENYTOIN EXTENDED CAPSULE - ORAL Pronounced: (FEN-i-toyn) Phenytoin sodium Extended Oral Precautions
Before taking phenytoin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or to other anti-seizure medications (e.g., ethotoin,
phenobarbital, ethosuximide, trimethadione); or if you have any other
allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause
allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
certain blood conditions (porphyria)
folate or vitamin B-12 deficiency (megaloblastic
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use
machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you
can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Alcohol ma...
Menopause is linked to diminishing sex drive for some women. The most common culprit has been the drop in estrogen. In The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Menopause , Dr. Holly Thacker wrote that this decline can cause several ripple effects. The first involves mood changes that can affect a woman’s interest in sex. The second is vaginal dryness, which can make sex uncomfortable. But researchers are finding that a third issue – diabetes – may also be causing problems for menopausal women.
A new study out of the University of California, San Francisco found that having diabetes can cause perimenopausal and menopausal women to be less satisfied with their sex lives, according to MedLinePlus, which is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Researchers surveyed approximately 2,300 women who were between the ages of 40 and 80. About six percent of the participants in the study had diabetes that had to be treated with insulin. Another 15 percent had diabe...
Alternative Names Urinary 24 hours sodium; Urine Na+ What the risks are There are no risks. Special considerations Too little or too much sodium in the diet may affect test results.
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