Ligand id: 2624

Name: phenytoin

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 2
Topological polar surface area 58.2
Molecular weight 252.09
XLogP 4.72
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Used in the treatment of epilepsy for the control of tonic-clonic and complex partial seizures and prevention of treatment and seizures following neurosurgery.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
For an overview of the mechanism of action of phenytoin, please see the DrugBank link on the Summary tab of this ligand page.
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