Phenytoin adverse effects mnemonic

Phenytoin: adverse effects

PHENYTOIN:
P-450 interactions
Hirsutism
Enlarged gums (Gingival hyperplasia, the most common)
Nystagmus
Yellow-browning of skin
Teratogenicity
Osteomalacia
Interference with B12 metabolism (hence anemia)
Neuropathies: vertigo, ataxia, headache

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