Phenytoin Toxicity


Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. ABCs, IV, O2, monitor (stop infusion)
  2. Decrease absorption
  3. Increase elimination
  4. Hypotension
  5. Bradycardia may respond to atropine
  6. Seizures (rarely occur)
  7. Cardiac monitoring is not necessary after an oral OD

Disposition

  1. Admit