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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.

Can I take Naproxen 500mg tablets 2x day while on Phenytoin 100mg 3x day?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Mrken55 0 answers

I have been on Phenytoin 100mg 3x day for over 40 years. I have now got a swollen foot which the doctor has given me Naproxen 500mg tablets to take for about 4 weeks, he is aware that I take Phenytoin. What are the risks.

Effects of decreasing dose of Phenytoin Sod Ext 300mg?

Posted 29 Jul 2016 by Mel6389 0 answers

Post neurosurgery was put on Phenytoin Sod Ex 100mg cap 3xnight. Have been on this medication for 3 1/2yrs as an Anit-Seizure preventative treatment. I have NEVER had a seizure. After a strong EEG I'm finally being slowly taken off of the medication. Told to decrease by 100mg for 1 week than ...

Phenytoin - What are signs of becoming toxic?

Posted 13 Jun 2016 by sandra245 0 answers

Can changing from one form of Phenytoin to another promote seizures?

Posted 28 Mar 2016 by daver56 0 answers

For ages, I was on Dilantin, and then a number of years back, got switched to Phenytoin (Amneal IP212 Purple and White capsules). For the most part, everything has been fine -- every once in a great while, I might have an absence seizure, but no Grand Mals in over five years. Now our Good Ol' ...

I'm coming off phenytoin what are the side effects of this please?

Posted 21 Nov 2015 by lotsateds 0 answers

My consultant is stopping one 100mg tablet every 2 weeks(I was on 3 times a day he has taken my 2pm one away) this started on 15/11 I have been feeling extremely sick,having more fits than i'm used to, shakiness and generally not myself is this normal and there any other side effects that I ...

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, ...

Does phenytoin have an insect repellent property to it?

Posted 14 Feb 2015 by bobstein 1 answer

I've taken phenytoin for years and one thing my wife and I have noticed is that when we go hiking outdoors, mosquitoes will not bite me, but will chew her up. The only thing we can figure is that the insects just do not like the smell or taste of the phenytoin. I'm not recommending ...

Can you mix Phenytoin with Neurontin? My husband has seizures and another Dr. prescribed Neurontin.?

Posted 4 Jan 2015 by april bevino 2 answers

... Some medicines do not mix with Phenytoin. He takes 200 mg in morning and 200 mg at night. Neurontin is 800 mg. Can these two medicines be taken together?

Phenytoin - Are there different ingredients based on manufacturer?

Posted 2 Oct 2014 by attitudee 2 answers

Do different manufacturers use different ingredients in the dtug phenytoin. I am having very different side effects being on same drug but different manufacturer. Currently on phenytoin and had little to no side effects (manufacturer-Ameal) pharmacists recently gave same phenytoin diff color ...

Any problems switching from phenytoin to Dilantin? I've been feeling bad and weird for the past week

Posted 15 Nov 2014 by jenloar 1 answer

... since I've switched. I get shaky and seems like I have vertigo. It felt like my eyes were crossing other day at work. I can't see my doctor until next week but I don't know if I should keep taking same dose or what to do. I can't afford to miss work but I don't feel ...

Has phenytoin sodium Teva tablets been discontinued My son has been given epanutin capsules in its?

Posted 2 Nov 2014 by Lyntree 1 answer

... place and is not suiting him His fits have got much stronger and he has developed ulcers in his mouth since the changeover

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