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Switching from Dilantin to a generic version?

Posted 14 days ago by bridgestone 1 answer

I have been taking Dilantin for the past 26 years without any seizure. The insurance company just told me that they would no longer pay for the brand name, insisting that generic versions of Dilantin are now very safe. I heard many stories where people with a long history of seizure-free life ...

Will 5-hour energy boost interfere with Dilantin?

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by bennettRN 0 answers

Has anyone else dealt with loss of appetite after starting Dilantin? I started taking 100mg...

Posted 3 Nov 2017 by Elyhope 0 answers

... three time day about 2 1/2 weeks ago and have lost all desire to eat at all. I do make myself eat so that way I don't get nauseated... but this started immediately after I started taking this..and its the only medication I am on.. Thank you

What causes your Dilantin level to drop?

Posted 10 Jun 2017 by buonogang 1 answer

I had been at a level for 3 months and had hip surgery and taking different medications such as pain medicines and also given Seroquel for mood swings

Been taking Dilantin for about 18 yrs for nocturnal seizures due to past head injury. Currently take

Posted 25 May 2017 by Xkccontractr 1 answer

... 400 mg day. My short term memory is getting terrible. Have had several seizures over the years. 54 yrs old. From Dilantin? From seizures?

What happens to a patient on a 300mg dilantin and now increased to 400 mg per day?

Posted 17 Jan 2017 by genloo777 1 answer

She has experienced insomnia, head-spinning, tail bone aches and trembling.

If I am taking only 100 mg of Dilantin nightly is it doing anything for, or to me?

Posted 16 Jan 2017 by rnmohs 0 answers

I had brain surgery in 2003 - Oligodendroglioma tumor removed and was prescribed 300/400 mg opposing days. for the last 5+ years I only take 100 mg per night. I am concerned about the side effects and whether I need Dilantin or not. My Dr. is looking on the safest side. I am trying to live.

What "energy" supplements can be taken with Dilantin/Phenytoin?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by EMT1 0 answers

I sometimes will work a double shift (20 hrs) and I'm ok until late in the night shift. I will drink maybe a couple of energy drinks within that time. Unfortunately, taurine, guarana, etc., lower my Dilantin levels.

Will Dilantin decrease my sex drive?

Posted 4 Oct 2016 by Kimberl0102 1 answer

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