I accidently took some phenytoin because it was in a ibprophen bottle do I need to go to er?
- 12 Dec 2014 by kdbug93
- 12 December 2014
How many pills did you take? As long as its not an overdose you don't. If you get bad side effects from it call your dr. You can call poison control and ask them 1-800-222-1222
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of phenytoin can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include twitching eye movements, slurred speech, loss of balance, tremor, muscle stiffness or weakness, nausea, vomiting, feeling light-headed, fainting, and slow or shallow breathing.
- Phenytoin Information for Consumers
- Phenytoin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Phenytoin (detailed)
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