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Can Ampicillin make my Dilantin level go above what it should be?

I was put on AMPICILLIN 10 Days ago for UTI. I have been on Dilantin for 14 yrs, it has always been in the 10-20 range. In the last week it has gone over. It was 21 on Friday April 5, 2015 my doctor ...

Posted 9 Jun 2015 1 answer

Dilantin - not sure if I should even be taking any anti sezure medicine?

So I had ONE single seizure this past saturday, today is friday. my dr and the er drs p100mg 3x a. day of dilantin. all my bloodwork and ct scan came back great. i believe the cauae was mixing ...

Posted 5 Jun 2015 1 answer

What happens if the dilantin level gets to low in the system?

My brother has been taking 300mg dilantin for a long time. Recently He had surgery after the surgery the Dr didn't give him the same dosage. I am concerned because I don't want him to have ...

Posted 8 Feb 2015 2 answers

Dilantin - Is this medication ok to take for depression?

I am reading a book called open focus by less fehmi and he has mentioned another author Jack Dreyfus who has said that Dilantin is good for depression. If this drug is good for depression what doze ...

Posted 31 Dec 2014 4 answers

How many yrs on Dilantin is safe? With 7meds,all interact. Low Vit D. Seizures(4-1/2hrs),back,legs?

I've taken Dilatin about 6-7yrs ago after 4-1/2hr seizure, coma for 4days.I take 9meds, 4 Vits & 8 interact & 4 mixed can raise blood levels.My blood work is not monitored & worse ...

Posted 4 Jan 2015 2 answers

Is it safe to take zoloft if you already have epileptic seizures?

A few months ago I started having seizures and I seen a doctor who gave me dilantin 200mg. I was already seei ng a different doctor for other reasons and the other day he prescribed me zoloft 100mg. ...

Posted 12 Sep 2014 3 answers

Any problems switching from phenytoin to Dilantin? I've been feeling bad and weird for the past week

... since I've switched. I get shaky and seems like I have vertigo. It felt like my eyes were crossing other day at work. I can't see my doctor until next week but I don't know if I ...

Posted 15 Nov 2014 1 answer

Epilepsy - Dilantin, phenobarbital and Keppra? Hello, I was curious if anyone takes these three?

... meds in combination. If so how do they work in your case and what side effects do you experience. I have been on Dilantin and phenobarbital for many years and would still have occasional ...

Posted 23 Sep 2014 3 answers

Has anyone ever had a problem with hair loss after taking dilantin for 3 or 4 years?

Ihave been taking dilantin for 5 years now and my hair is starting to come out really bad. I take many vitamins in the morning and evening most every day could this be causing this or making it worse?

Posted 22 Sep 2014 0 answers

I have absence seizures, and my neurologist increases my Dilantin dosage. Should I be worried?

I don't know how to bring it up that I think Dilantin is causing my absence seizures, without sounding condescending. Note: They have stopped my tonic-clonic seizures.

Posted 8 Feb 2014 1 answer

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