a women of age 51 stopped periods 1 yr ago and no hot flashes however taking dilantin i immediately started hot flashes sometimes sometimes nausea occ. my blood levels were not consistent to the amt i was taking i started at 300mg dly then i am up to 400mg 2 in morning and 2 at night. i also get heartburn but the most upsetting is the sweats esp at night.
Nausea is a reported side-effect of Dilantin.
Hot flashes and heartburn are not.
You should see your doctor if these effects are upsetting you.
All the best.
- Dilantin Information for Consumers
- Dilantin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Dilantin (detailed)
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