Fosphenytoin is an injectable, anticonvulsant prescription medication used to control seizures in those with epilepsy. Fosphenytoin is also used to prevent and treat convulsions and seizures that can occur during brain or nervous system surgeries. The active metabolite in this prodrug fosphenytoin, is phenytoin. Fosphenytoin works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures and convulsions.
Drug Name: Fosphenytoin
Generic name: Fosphenytoin sodium