in e.r. last night dilantin level was below 2.5 had a seizure
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).
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.
- Dilantin Information for Consumers
- Dilantin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Dilantin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
During the first week in November, 2010. blood tests showed a dilantin level of 32. This first week in December, 2010, blood tests showed a dilantin ...
1 answer • 6 Dec 2010
My dilantin level has been upped to 400 mg per nite. Lately I've been getting VERY drowsy and tip over easily. Went to my local dr. and he took ...
2 answers • 26 Nov 2011
I just had surgery and I am taking percocets for the pain and wanted to see if this would lower my dilantin levels
1 answer • 31 Oct 2013
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 ...
1 answer • 8 Feb 2014