in e.r. last night dilantin level was below 2.5 had a seizure
15 Aug 2011
I had the same thing happen to me about 6 years ago. It was about 104F outside and I had drank alot of water. Ended up in the ER. Doctor could not figure out why my dilantin level was @ 3.5. Then the nurse asked me if I had drank alot of water that morning and because I had it was the only thing they could come up with. Also had avoided being outside because it was tooooo HOT.
18 Jan 2010
Have you been on any new medicines lately? Or you have done something different? Please add answer as a comment if you wish.
Drugs that can make Dilantin less effective in controlling seizures include carbamazepine (Tegretol, Epitol, Carbatrol), sucralfate (Carafate), and molindone (Moban).
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