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Who should take phenytoin?

You may be prescribed phenytoin if you have seizures or if you have experienced a seizure while you were having surgery on your brain or nervous system. Phenytoin is also prescribed to correct an irregular heartbeat. Before taking this medication, make sure that you inform your doctor of any current illnesses in order to avoid further health problems.

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