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

Posted 10 Dec 2012 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, ...

Phenytoin Sodium - can you ever stop taking phenytoin sodium pills ?

Posted 31 May 2011 1 answer

I want to know if I can get off the medicine I haven't had a seizure in 8 years .

DHEA supplement making anxiety worse?

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

My DHEA was very low. I’m post menopausal. My dr told me to take 25 mg DHEA daily. I also take lexapro, gabapentin, klonopin, and buspar for my anxiety. I take phenytoin for two seizures I had years ago. After a week or so I quit having anxiety I thought this was the answer to my prayers. Now ...

Will phenytoin stop my seizures from stopping xanax cold turkey?

Posted 11 Jul 2012 2 answers

I've been taking xanx for 7 months buying them off the streets because I don't have a doctor and when I don't have a xanax I have a seizure.will phenytoin stop my seizures while I try quiting xanax?

Does caffeine increase the risk of a seizure with anyone with Epilepsy?

Posted 30 Sep 2009 1 answer

I drink soda and Tea. My guess is I drink up to 1500mg of caffeine per day. my seizure meds are Tegretol 1600 mg and Phenytoin 300mg. i also have Epilepsy.

I think I'm taking too many meds for anxiety and seizures?

Posted 13 Oct 2018 1 answer

I've been taking Phenytoin for about 15 years because I had two seizures about 15 years ago. Now I suffer from anxiety so I'm on Klonopin 2 mgs daily, gabapentin 400 mgs 3x daily, and lexapro, which I've been taking for about 11 years. I don't think the lexapro does much anymore ...

What are the causes of fluctuation in phenytoin levels when taking meds as prescribed?

Posted 7 Oct 2010 1 answer

pat also takes lamotrigene, aspirin, vit D, calcium carbonate. Lipitor, lorazapem prn/depression and pain meds phenytoin and or Dilantin levels are sometimes high, normal and low but most often low. blood sugars are slightly elevated about 50% of the time pt also has syncope, orthostatic hypotension

Phenytoin - Are there different ingredients based on manufacturer?

Posted 2 Oct 2014 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 ...

Can Compazine be used when using phenytoin?

Posted 6 Sep 2009 1 answer

Does Phenytoin Sodium (Dilantan) cause sleeplessness?

Posted 28 Dec 2009 1 answer

I recently started taking it at 4 100mg at night and have been unable to sleep. I also take 2 100mg zoloft in the morning and 1 100mg Trazodone at night to help me sleep, yet I still can't sleep.

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