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What can cause low dilantin levels?

Posted 1 Jan 2010 by milesallen78 5 answers

in e.r. last night dilantin level was below 2.5 had a seizure

Will these test + for anything on urine test? Cymbalta, Dilantin, Strattera, Abilify & Neurontin?

Posted 29 Jun 2010 by tmgrubbs 3 answers

I am aware of what conditions these prescribed meds are for; I need to know if any will test positive or false positive for Benzo's, opiates, meth, thc, or cocaine. Thanks

Is Epilepsy ever really cured? or does it kind of go in remission?

Posted 30 Oct 2011 by totallyforgiven 4 answers

When I was a kid, I had epilepsy and when I was around 5, I had a really bad seizure, so my parents took me to the doctor. They had me on Dilantin infatabs, do not remember the dosage. By the time I was a senior in high school, I was off the med's and did not seizures, but the doctor said I ...

Does dilantin make you really tired?

Posted 11 Apr 2011 by kyroan18 4 answers

After a stroke my dad is now having seizures and has been put on dilantin. He is now much more tired than he was before, if we let him he would sleep most of the day and night.

Can one just develop epilepsy at age 54..STARTED HAVING SEIZURES IN APRIL OF 2013. MRI looks"fine"?

Posted 8 Aug 2013 by pookie23dog 7 answers

Have no family history--- am trying to find my birth mother... to no avail, YET. Have had several small seizures and one grand mal one in April of 2013. I am taking 300 mg. of Dilantin each night, for how long, I don't know. No one says if this I a lifetime situation or not. What do you think? ...

Is it safe to take zoloft if you already have epileptic seizures?

Posted 12 Sep 2014 by rtwauer93 3 answers

A few months ago I started having seizures and I seen a doctor who gave me dilantin 200mg. I was already seei ng a different doctor for other reasons and the other day he prescribed me zoloft 100mg. Is this safe?

How does alcohol affect Dilantin?

Posted 17 Oct 2007 by harleyrider1956 2 answers

I have been on dilantin for about 20 years for partial seziures. It has worked well. But for the last few months when I drink alchol which I know you are not suppose to, I have been having this episodes where my toes curl up and my lips wont move etc. I am thinking of course it is the alchol, but ...

Has anyone changed from dilantin to keppra and what were the results?

Posted 9 Feb 2010 by smzmuda 4 answers

My new neurologist wants me to make the change due to bone health issues. I'm hesitant to make the change because I've been on dilantin (and phenobarbitol) for 40+ years and seizure-free for 37 years. I have osteoporosis, but my bone density level has increased 10% over the last year.

Every migraine I get usually causes nausea followed by vomiting. Could this casue enamel on your?

Posted 8 May 2010 8 answers

... teeth to come off? Im also on Dilantin... or could this be the cause? Anyone have any ideas???

Does Keppra have sexual side effects?

Posted 24 May 2010 by lksutter 2 answers

My boyfriend has been on Dilantin for seizures for years, and was given a Rx for Keppra recently. Since then, he has not been able to hold an erection and believes this is related to the Keppra. Please respond with your research if there is any other alternative medication that will not affect his ...

Lamictal - has anyone noticed this affecting short term memory?

Posted 10 Jul 2011 by blynn27 5 answers

My Mother has been on lamictal for approx 21/2 mths weaned off of dilantin. Her short term memory... has gotten terrible, from minute to minute she can't follow you. Very disturbing. She is 78 and had been on dilantin and phenobarbital for about 55yrs. Please someone tell me if they have or ...

Dilantin - long term side affects/ health problems caused by taking phenytoin ?

Posted 10 Dec 2012 by sporkonafork 1 answer

I took phenytoin 150mg 3x a day from nov 2004-oct 2005 before starting this medication I seemed alot smarter I read some old writtings i did before my first seizure in nov 2004 and before i started the phenytoin, I seem to have bad memory problems now ,trouble staying asleep longer than 4hrs, ...

Epilepsy - Dilantin, phenobarbital and Keppra? Hello, I was curious if anyone takes these three?

Posted 23 Sep 2014 by Ken2727 4 answers

... meds in combination. If so how do they work in your case and what side effects do you experience. I have been on Dilantin and phenobarbital for many years and would still have occasional breakthrough seizures. Lately they have gotten much worse and since late June my doc has been trying to ...

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