Medication Safety Issues
Phenytoin may be confused with phenelzine, phentermine, PHENobarbital
Dilantin may be confused with Dilaudid, dilTIAZem, Dipentum
High alert medication:
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes this medication among its list of drugs that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.
Dilantin [US, Canada, and multiple international markets] may be confused with Dolantine brand name for pethidine [Belgium]