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  1. Adderall and Seizures
    ... I have been taking 400 mg Dilantin for 5 years. I have ADD and find it hard to concentrate ... wonders for this but I quit. Can I take Adderral with Dilantin . Does anyone have any experience with this? Addrerral...

  2. Paxil / Risperdal
    ... Some medications, such as Tegretol (carbamazepine), Dilantin (phenytoin), phenobarbital, or rifampin (Rifadin)...

  3. Concerned/Confused/Not sure where to go.
    ... months later, my neurologist finally found a drug ( Dilantin ) that stopped my seizures. Unlike grand mall seizures ... during the seizures. Before the neurologist tried Dilantin I recall him saying, "If this doesn’t work, we will ... next." Meanwhile, 3 weeks after being prescribed Dilantin , my GP prescribed paxil for anxiety. I was then seizure...
    ... current issues are related to your ceasing to take the Dilantin . It probably was not a good idea, in the first place...
    ... not had any seizure activiy after your wean off the Dilantin is a a good thing . Dilantin is a powerful drug &...

  4. what causes fingernails to bend under and curl?
    ... only medications she has ever taken is neurontin, dilantin , and cymbalta (not at the same time)---to try to get...

  5. Solution for chronic itching on arms
    ... ointments etc. One doctor put me on neurontin and Dilantin . Finally, a dermatologist stated that the only thing...
    ... ointments etc. One doctor put me on neurontin and Dilantin . Finally, a dermatologist stated that the only thing...

  6. Nodes under jaw sore and swollen - (scared!)
    ... phenytoin, the antiepileptic drug commonly known as Dilantin , made the list!): [url]http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/roc...

  7. Feel so confused
    ... .and most of the time....I feel lost....Im taking Dilantin , high blood pressure pills and blood thinners...sort...

  8. thick blood
    ... drugs & I have never seen my blood so thick. I take dilantin also. Could Keppra cause this, or should I prepare...

General Health board

  1. therapeutic levels/dilantin
    ... I am still taking the generic dilantin . I will be talking to my neuro about this on the...

Allergies board

  1. Allergies?? Ears/panic.... all related?
    ... I had forgotten to note this. I happen to be on dilantin for seizures which apparently is a medicine that reduces...

  2. Brain Fog?
    ... far as meds: Right now I am only on seizure meds Dilantin 500 mg at night, Keppra 500 mg in the morning and...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. I'm new to natural meds, please help
    ... with original manufacturer. One of those drugs is Dilantin , developed for epilepsy but works miraculously for ... other brain disorders. I'm creating a thread for Dilantin if you want to read more about it. Now to the natural...

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Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Adderal and Dilantin
    ... interactions between Adderal and seizure medications like Dilantin ....

  2. prednisone and hiccup type spasms
    ... nifedipine (Procardia), haloperidol (Haldol), phenytoin ( Dilantin ), metoclopramide (Reglan), baclofen (Lioresal) and...

  3. My journey weening off of zoloft...
    ... bottom of my right foot. My neurologist told me that Dilantin wouldn't cause it and to cut my zoloft in half. Well...
    ... this might also be caused by my antiseizure medicine dilantin .) After I told my main doctor who put me on Zoloft...

Hernia board

  1. Any reherniated members?
    ... doing water therapy, lots of stretching, and taking Dilantin & Motrin. My pain level is to where I can tolerate...

Pain Management board

  1. Changing from oxy's
    ... Topomax, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Lamictal, Dilantin , Depakene, Neurontin, Lyrica, Gabitril, Klonopin(even...

  2. Very cold here---Bad burning and pinching pain. I can't take anymore!!
    ... Topomax, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Lamictal, Dilantin , Depakene, Neurontin, Lyrica, Gabitril, Klonopin(even...

  3. I need some advice!
    ... Topomax, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Lamictal, Dilantin , Depakene, Neurontin, Lyrica, Gabitril, Klonopin(even...

  4. Fentanyl patch questions
    ... Topomax, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Lamictal, Dilantin , Depakene, Neurontin, Lyrica, Gabitril, Klonopin(even...

  5. Nerve Pain
    ... Topomax, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Lamictal, Dilantin , Depakene, Neurontin, Lyrica, Gabitril, Klonopin(even...

  6. Nerve Medication List
    ... Dilantin and Klonopin are also used as nerve meds. :)...

  7. doctors questions
    ... others aren't also worth trying. Even meds as old as dilantin work for some people. So don't give up on the...

  8. Losing my patience and getting a temper, short fused on meds?
    ... Effexor. Roght now I am on: Lamictal 50mg 2 times a day, Dilantin 12.5mg in the morning, Effexor 150mg in the morning...

  9. anti- epilepsy and muscle relaxers side effects
    ... This is the one I can tolerate. I've been placed on Dilantin , Depakote, Depakene, Neurontin, and Phenobarbital ... . Dilantin whacked me out. Depakote and Depakene seemed like...
    ... Hello there I have taken them all Dilantin , Depakote, Depakene, Neurontin, and Phenobarbital ... , flexweril and the rest. Dilantin did nothing for my siezures, I couldnt function on...

  10. update
    ... because,many people with CP take Neurontin, Toppamax, Dilantin and any of the other anti seizure meds doesn't mean...

  11. phantom limb pain
    ... Have you tried taking meds likeneruontin, Toppamax, Dilantin or any of the anti seizure meds used to treat nerve...

  12. PM doc
    ... pain these days but it doesn't mean an older med like Dilantin wouldn't be the right med for your nerve pain. ...

  13. How much is Too much for Migraines
    ... have anything like Imitrex, and they only gave me dilantin plus 20 or 30 T#3s every month. And of course they...

  14. Doctor treats me like addict.
    ... every minute of the day. I know that the doctor used Dilantin to treat the Trigeminal Neuralgia and many people...

  15. Pain Meds?
    ... play a role, Neurontin, Toppamax, lamyctyl,Tegratol, dilantin etc etc. the list goes on and on and it's really trial...

  16. IV lidocain
    ... to the next anti seizure med, "Toppamax, Lamyctyl, Dilantin , etc etc etc. Mangaing any pain is truly trial...

  17. Need Advice on nerve blocks
    ... antiseizure meds like Neurontin, Toppamax, Lamictil, dilantin and a few others, It's pretty much trial and error...

  18. Need Info On Neurostimulation (Dave, Carol, Anyone)
    ... stable with the medication povided. Whopping doses of dilantin to prevent seizures that would turn anyone into a...

  19. Need Info On Neurostimulation
    ... meds have you tried. If neurontin, Tooamax, Lamyctyl, Dilantin and about a dozen other anti seizure meds could disrupt...

  20. Thanks Shoreline!
    ... neurontin that are just as effective for some folks. Dilantin is an oldie and cheapy seizure med. So is Gabbapentin...

  21. Too Much Pain!!!
    ... either, there are some other older anticonvulsants like dilantin which are very cheap that may be an alternative for...

  22. before I run over my arm with a car.....
    ... treatment are antiseizure meds like neurontin, toppamax, Dilantin and many others, methadone is particluarly effective...

  23. Shorline this may seem like a STUPID Question
    ... use antiseizure meds like neurontin and topamx or dilantin or Klonopin or Gabbapentin. THere are aat least a...

  24. Shoreline please help
    ... pain, the drugs of choice are neurontin, Toppamax, dilantin , "anti-seizure meds" which tend to cause more impairment...

  25. permanent nerve damage in foot
    ... another AED (Anti Epileptic Drug) Phenytoin Sodium ( Dilantin ) was more effective but with more side effects. Also...

  26. Anyone know of a good anti-inflammatory other then prednisone??
    ... of the antiseizure meds like Neurontin, Toppamax, Dilantin , or Lamyctyl. That's also the latest thing in neuro...
    ... of the antiseizure meds like Neurontin, Toppamax, Dilantin , or Lamyctyl. That's also the latest thing in neuro...

  27. Xanax for chronic pain?
    ... class like Neurontin,. toppamax, Lamictyl, Tegretol, Dilantin and a half a dozen others that relieve nerve pain...

  28. Oxycontin dosage strength question
    ... s the type of pasin you have. Toppamax, Lamyctyl, Dilantin and Klonopin all can be used to treat neuro pain....

  29. now a new problem ..very scared....
    ... to be done was to keep an eye on it and put him on dilantin he had another siezure 3 mos later and the neuro ... said his dilantin levels dropped well this went on for 3 years and the...

  30. Sick of PAIN
    ... when I was in bed but not when I was on my feet. I Dilantin helped but with the side effects I didn't come out...

  31. anyone heard of taking "Lamictal" for nerve pain?
    ... class and is supposed to work like Neurontin, Topamax, Dilantin and all the other antiseizure meds for neuropothy...

  32. Nerve Damage in Back After Surgery
    ... through the diferent meds like Neurontin, Topamax, Dilantin , Lamyctyl etc.Untill they find what works best with...

  33. Spinal Cord Stimulator
    ... seizure meds for nerve pain, Neurontin, Toppamax, Dilantin , Lamyctal, Klonopin and a bunch of others. How about...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Advice on dealing with 10yo sons night terrors:
    ... amazing job. Oh I almost forgot but the med is called Dilantin and Chris has been seizure free the entire week. ...

  2. Swing Shift, need to learn how to wind down faster
    ... have a seizure disorder, for which I take 400 mg of Dilantin daily. I realize that going on my computer is detrimental...

  3. Seizures=sleep disorder?????
    ... they couldn't find anything, they just put him on Dilantin . He has never seized on Dilantin. We are going to...

Share Your Depression Story board

  1. Introduction
    ... lately but after my blood work came back showing low dilantin levels(I've been on dilantin since 1993) she decided...

Arthritis board

  1. nsaid and indigestion
    ... disorder (grand mal). I had problems after 18 years of dilantin . I wondered about the peroxicam and my liver. I am...

Back Problems board

  1. post surgery for RM8251
    ... incisions. So far so good. I have a med pump fulled with dilantin . Works great. Thanks for the tip. I just wanted...

  2. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE
    ... having a rough couple of days. So bad that I took some dilantin , similar to Neurontin, along with percocet & ibuprofen...

  3. neurontin for back pain
    ... tolerating the Neurontin well and my neuro switched me to Dilantin , also an anti-seizure med. Depression can be a huge ... problem with the Neurontin. Dilantin is working much better for me. You may want to ask ... me I should have a bone density test if I'm on the Dilantin very long. I'm thinking ok, this helps my pain but...
    ... tolerating the Neurontin well and my neuro switched me to Dilantin , also an anti-seizure med. Depression can be a huge ... problem with the Neurontin. Dilantin is working much better for me. You may want to ask ... me I should have a bone density test if I'm on the Dilantin very long. I'm thinking ok, this helps my pain but...

  4. Third Discectomy...Will it last?
    ... would rather get it over with & move on. I'm trying Dilantin , Motrin & Percocet. Dilantin works a little better...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome board

  1. Can CTS cause twitching in fingers?
    ... stubborn) and had another GM 7 months later. I went on Dilantin 400mg and had another GM 10-1/2 months later. I was ... then switched from Dilantin to Depakote due to raised liver enzymes. I had two ... twitching might have been a reaction to weening off of Dilantin or just stress in general. The finger twitching went...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. Foot Pain... Neurological, Physical, Or Other Cause???
    ... early 2003. I started taking Phenytoin (generic Dilantin ) in low doses late in 2001. The next year I started...

Osteoporosis board

  1. plz help sister and brother with ostero
    ... bones didn't fully develop because our mother was on dilantin and phenobarbatial when she was pregent. Family history...

  2. Forteo vs. Fosamax Advice
    ... warning). I am in otherwise good health but am on dilantin and have been for 20+ years. It seems that Forteo...

  3. Actonel & "Scrubbing Bubbles"
    ... losing bone. I do know this started because I was on Dilantin for 18 years which leeches calcium from the bones...
    ... one doctor that the reason I have osteo is that the dilantin I took for 18 years "leeched" calcium from my bones...
    ... for the note. your doc is right...the long term dilantin is the smoking gun it sounds like in your case......

  4. O.K.- now you folks got me paranoid
    ... responses on the thyroid board about it. I'm 34, got off dilantin & have not found that Keppra depleats calcium yet...

Arachnoiditis board

  1. Gabapentin - how did you determine effective dose?
    ... doesn't mean it's better so you try the oldies like dilantin and tegretol. All the anticonvulsants have been used...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. I think the NH is giving Mom too much dilantin---Does snyone know the symptoms of dil
    ... they ran some blood tests and determined that Mom's dilantin level was low so the Nh Doctor upped her dosage. well ... are checking today for a UTI and I have requested a dilantin level blood test. Has anyone here ever encountered...
    ... Dilantin can cause drowsiness & insomnia, along w/stomach problems...
    ... Hi, Another couple of things to consider about the Dilantin blood level: * If your Mom had been giving herself ... moving to the NH, she may have missed doses of the Dilantin , resulting in the initial low blood level. If this ... was the case, then her normal Dilantin dose, given correctly, may be all that she needed...
    ... Thank you for your replies! They are doing a dilantin level check on Mom today. She lived with me prior...

  2. Seizures and Alzheimers
    ... will in a few days though, because she'll need her Dilantin levels checked. I am hoping he can give us more information...

  3. My father!
    ... dementia , hardening of the arderies he is on aricept , dilantin and phenababatol for seizures , and paxil , ...

Aneurysm board

  1. Unruptured 3mm cerebral aneurysm
    ... going home to rest) and easing off the morphine and dilantin which does make me feel better. Are you on meds?...
    ... t too bad and I am now off that. They have me on Dilantin for 6 weeks as a precaution to prevent seizures, they...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. One-sided numbness/no coordination/normal tests---please help!
    ... jerks. During my gallbladder surgery, I was given Dilantin because I was so "jerky". When I wake up, I literally...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Is this a grandmal generalized seizure?
    ... after my tonic clonic. The hospital set me up with Dilantin , I met with the neurologist three days later (don ... gave me a script for Lamictal to take on top of the Dilantin . Well, I couldn't get in for the EEG and MRI for another ... point I had a small stroke, he said, "Let's up your Dilantin . We need to be more aggressive." I had run out of ... Dilantin weeks before! The ER doc had only written out a weeks ... was all, "Uh oh." And I had to play catch-up on the Dilantin that day by taking about 8 of them. My point is...

  2. apnea,seizure, neither or both?
    ... EEG.The first drug for seizures that I was on was dilantin ...it worked great,but I did go thru a horrible withdrawal...

  3. So Afriad...No one knows and no one seems to really care
    ... regularly when ever I fell asleep and I am now on Dilantin three times a day......My balance is bad, I get headaches...

  4. Can any 1 Help? I started Having Seizures at 24
    ... be on medicine for the rest of my life. I do take Dilantin for my seizures but it only stops me from passing...


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