Phenytoin: Side effects
" PHENYTOIN "
P: Foetal hydantoin syndrome (As 'Phenytoin' is pronounced as 'Fenytoin')
H: Hirsutism, Hypersensitivity
T: Thick gums
I: Inhibits insulin
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|Phenytoin is not used during pregnancy as it can cause 'Foetal hydantoin syndrome' which is characterised by the development of hypoplastic distal phalanges, cleft lip, cleft palate, microcephaly, impaired growth and congenital heart defects in the foetus.|