I drink soda and Tea. My guess is I drink up to 1500mg of caffeine per day. my seizure meds are Tegretol 1600 mg and Phenytoin 300mg. i also have Epilepsy.
13 Oct 2009
There is no known interaction between caffeine and phenytoin or caffeine and Tegretol.
There are other interactions between the medicines and food, etc. Please see link below.
In the first link below -for caffeine citrate, there is a caution about using it in patient with seizures. (Although for this product it is cautioning for use in children, I'm sure the same cautions are for adults).
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