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  1. Adderall and Seizures
    ... POTENTIAL DRUG INTERACTIONS 1. Phenytek Capsules ( Phenytoin Sodium) , PDR page 2255. The labeling of this product ... 3132, may interact with: Phenytek Capsules ( Phenytoin Sodium), PDR page 2255. Result: (Amphetamines may ... delay intestinal absorption of phenytoin ; co-administration may produce a synergistic anticonvulsant...

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

  3. Ear clogged, but I can take any medicine...What do I do?
    ... tetracyclines, "mini-pill" progesterone preparations, phenytoin possibly, and steroids should be used with caution...
    ... tetracyclines, "mini-pill" progesterone preparations, phenytoin possibly, and steroids should be used with caution...

  4. Nodes under jaw sore and swollen - (scared!)
    ... suspected carcinogens (side note that I found surprising - phenytoin , the antiepileptic drug commonly known as Dilantin...

  5. Prednisone
    ... as warfarin, antipyrine, indomethacin, ibuprofen, phenytoin , propranolol, prednisone, diazepam, clarithromycin...

  6. What is GAMA GLUTAMYL TR? (On a Docs test report)
    ... Drugs that can increase GGT levels include alcohol, phenytoin , and phenobarbital. So if you drink a lot, it could...

  7. help!?!?!?!
    ... Here's the specific link for phenytoin : [url="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo...

General Health board

  1. anything to worry bout?
    ... nodes may also be caused by some medications, like phenytoin for seizures, or certain vaccinations such as typhoid...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

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

  2. drug interaction
    ... viagra and phenytoin any problems with these drugs taken together...

Pain Management board

  1. another meth ? about useing with dilitin?help
    ... book an looked it up an it says;;Long term use of phenytoin may bring on withdrawl symptems in patients being...

  2. Generic VS Brand name
    ... warfarin, quinidine, procainamide, theophylline, lithium, phenytoin , carbamazepine and valproic acid) are used in clinical...

  3. permanent nerve damage in foot
    ... with Neurontin, another AED (Anti Epileptic Drug) Phenytoin Sodium (Dilantin) was more effective but with more...

Skin Problems board

  1. Childhood Linear IgA Disease
    ... yclosporin, glibencamide, lithium, penicillin, cefamandole, phenytoin , sodium hypochlorite, and somatostatin have been implicated...

Arthritis board

  1. Spondylosis
    ... kidney diseases, malabsorption, and medications such as phenytoin , phenobarbital, and rifampin. Vitamin D deficiency...

Back Problems board

  1. Soft Tissue Bumps on Back Associated with Pain?
    ... infection, and I've read that some medications such as phenytoin (for seizures) can cause swollen lymph nodes. Just...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

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

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Depression Medication
    ... Interactions/Cautions: May alter plasma concentrations of phenytoin , therefre pt should be closely monitored for signs...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. av malformation in brain
    ... be beneficial to my condition.I am currently taking phenytoin daily.If i keep forgetting to take my medicine,my...

  2. interactions with tegratol
    ... Celontin), oral contraceptives, phensuximide (Milontin), phenytoin (Dilantin), theophylline (Theo-Dur), tiagabine (Gabitril...

  3. Numbness in fingers
    ... isoniazid, nitrofurantoin, parenteral gold therapy and phenytoin 10)long-term radiation 11)transient ischemic attack...

Epilepsy board

  1. Thinking of Switching medication. Help!
    ... Valproic Acid (Depacon; Depakene; Depakote ER; - Phenytoin (Dilantin; Phenytek) -Levetiracetam (Keppra) -Lamotrigine...
    ... problems, haven't used the valproic and only used the phenytoin for short periods at a time. hope its of some help...

  2. How often do seizures occur?
    ... and severe when they weren't under control. With Phenytoin they were much less frequent, even nonexistent, but...

  3. Seeking an opinion
    ... threads come across since. Usually the problem with phenytoin (Dilantin generic) is the generic form has a +/- range...

  4. Things that cause Dilantin levels to drop?
    ... for someone out there that has had experience with Phenytoin and Dilantin and could tell me if they experienced...

  5. Medication Problems
    ... not on the correct medication. I currently take phenytoin , epilim and vigabatrin...but every so often my phenytoin...

  6. Need advice/opinions
    ... be suspicious about. He saw a neuro who put him on Phenytoin -300 mg (3 100mg pills) nightly. He then went nearly ... the neuro yesterday. The neuro upped his dose of Phenytoin to 2 pills twice a day, so 400 mg total. He recommended...

  7. epilum
    ... run down on some of the meds and the side effects: Phenytoin (Dilantin) capsules, syrup and tablets Dosage: Average...

  8. anti seizure meds

  9. sherri or anyone else i need advice about seizures???

  10. Question about triggers of night seizures...
    ... supposed to have surgery soon to fix it. I still take phenytoin and lorazepam... same amount, same times. Same things...

  11. Can Epilepsy Lead To Other Problems?
    ... these studies and reference articles (FYI: Dilantin= Phenytoin ): First a study by Elson So (now at the Mayo Clinic ... and J. Kiffin Penry (deceaesed): Adverse Effects of phenytoin (Dilantin) on poeripheral nerves and neuromuscular ... junction: A Review; Epilepsia (1981) 22(4) 467-73. Phenytoin and Thyroid hormone action; J Endriconology (1985 ... transpeptidase) activity in patients on long term phenytoin therapy Digestive Diseases and Sciences (1988) 31 ... levels are higher in folks on LT dilantin therapy. Phenytoin and cerebellar lesions: Similar Effects on Catecholamine ... neurology (1977) 34(3) 162-7 Effect of long term phenytoin treatment on the levels of Calcium and Magnesium in ... biologie et de ses filiales (1978) 172(6) 1114-8: phenytoin reduces bone calcium and magnesium levels w/o effecting ... Peripheral neuropathy in children on long term phenytoin therapy: Brain and Development (1981) 3(4) 375-83...

  12. Dilantin and Foot Pain/Numbness
    ... Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"]I've taken Generic 100mg Phenytoin Sodium EXT Capsules... 1 in the morning and 2 in the...

  13. Dilantin Kapseals 100 mg-are the pills changed?
    ... capsul. Chemical name/generic name for Dilantin is " Phenytoin " (also called phenytoin sodium). If that helps at...
    ... neurologist wrote me a prescription 2 different times for phenytoin , which I refuse to take. Finally had to tell both...

  14. questions about medication and memory loss
    ... worry right now is his memory loss. He was put on Phenytoin and just got home from the hospital yesterday. We...
    ... have played a part of the factor. The Dilantin ( Phenytoin ) usually doesn't cause memory issues. I was on a...
    ... medications cause memory issues. I was on 700mg of phenytoin (more than the recommended max dose) for a couple...

  15. aspartame and seizures?
    ... always taken dilantin and will not take it's generic phenytoin (sp). I had put on 40 pounds in the late 90's, and...

  16. seizure meds. and heat sensitivity
    ... I've only taken Phenytoin (Dilantin) for seizure control. Be thankful you live...

  17. Dilantin Levels
    ... Travis from MN; One generic I was on of Dilantin/ Phenytoin was one side of the capsul was white, the other was ... reference) --Travis So that is why the generic ( phenytoin ) takes longer to absorb into the blood stream. I didn ... few times he tried to write me a prescription for phenytoin . I finally had to tell him and his nurse that I would...

  18. rheumatoid arthritis anyone?
    ... Within months of starting Phenytoin (generic dilantin) I started aching in most joints...

  19. Advice on Auras, Panic Attacks, and Amoxicillin
    ... head to toe. None of my other meds changed. I take Phenytoin for GM's (none since Nov. '06), Diovan for BP, and...

  20. Dilantin and foot pain
    ... Just wondered if this was caused by almost 6 years of Phenytoin (Dilantin) use @ 300mg/day. It all started about...

  21. dilantin vs. phenytoin
    ... ingredients may be different. I've only taken the Phenytoin , but I've heard that some people need the Dilantin...
    ... they do it's bad. In Feb of this year I switched to phenytoin , to save a little money. I hadn't had a full blown...
    ... Thanks Travis from MN... My side effects could be from phenytoin or diovan (BP med.). I've gained at least 30+ pounds ... only time I had trouble was when I was weaning off of Phenytoin in fall of '05, reducing by 100mg/month. After reaching...

  22. Combination with Keppra
    ... (3000mg daily). I have tried Topamax, Lamitical, Phenytoin and carbamazepine (tregatol). I had an anaphylactic ... reaction to lamitical, phenytoin and carbamazepine :) and was taken off topamax as...

  23. Does Anyone HAve Experience with Dilantin?
    ... I started taking phenytoin (generic dilantin) in Oct. 2001. I noticed the depression ... down or stop it eventually. I only take 300mg/day of phenytoin (100mg in the morning, 200mg at night). That's way...

  24. For those using a CPAP mask for sleep apnea
    ... weight with no explaination... I thought it was the phenytoin or the diovan causing it. Yesterday, the doc said...

  25. Simple Partial Seizures
    ... back, due to sleep apnea. I'm on only 300mg/day of phenytoin for the GM seizures, and up to 2mg/day for the anxiety...

  26. carbatrol???????????
    ... as some other drugs used to treat epilepsy, such as phenytoin ....

  27. Multiple symptoms related to seizures???
    ... sleep apnea are probable causes for my GM's Take phenytoin , lorazepam, and diovan... all in small amounts + vitamins...
    ... meds or had a GM. I know I'm not taking too much phenytoin ... blood tests show current amount is under theraputic...
    ... sleep apnea are probable causes for my GM's Take phenytoin , lorazepam, and diovan... all in small amounts + vitamins...

  28. can sleep apnea cause seizures?
    ... ago because of it. Can't take decongestants with phenytoin either... so saline solution helps. ENT doctors...

  29. recently been diagnosed
    ... I was put on generic dilantin ( phenytoin ) after my first seizure. I didn't have another seizure...

  30. anti convulsants
    ... rertard Lamictal and a third drug (Both Epilim and Phenytoin / Dilantin) did not work with my body. The Lamictal...

  31. Dilantin and deperession
    ... while and the psych also never bothered to check up on phenytoin although it's there in my notes. I want to remain...

  32. Dilantin users...
    ... Hi there, my experience with phenytoin is that is is good for GM's but not effective for ... you check the possibility of interraction with the phenytoin /dilantin. The drug is absorbed in a way that can be...

  33. Topomax, clobazam AND phenobarb
    ... Thank you for your thoughts. He is on Phenytoin & Stirepentol. His seizures are uncontrollable, he...

  34. teenage moodswings
    ... on Depakote (Epilim), Tegretol Retard and Dilantin ( phenytoin ). That threesome of drugs was chaos for me. There...

  35. migraine seize connection
    ... definite link between the two.... I take Dilantin ( phenytoin ) for the epilepsy and have been seizure free for a...

  36. Phenytion (dilantin), Valproate and Neutropenia
    ... have been controlled for over 20 years on a regime of phenytoin (600mg) and Sodium valproate (Epilim). I last had ... medical advice, took the radical step of reducing the phenytoin to 400mg before the leukaemia was diagnosed. I got ... leads me to believe that both the Sodium Valproate and Phenytoin can be as equally as bad as each other in terms of ... neurologist soon and believe that I should be weaned off Phenytoin (I have read of the wide ranging side effects, particularly...

  37. No check ups by Dr.
    ... In that time he has been on the same meds which are Phenytoin (epanutin) and Epilim (sodium valproate) virtually ... apart from his general practitioner increased his phenytoin from 1000mg to 1500mg a year ago as he has 2-3 grand...
    ... general practitioner has not done blood tests. I'm on phenytoin as well and have that level checked every 6 months ... liver function once a year. As for changing from phenytoin to something else, I know how your husband feels ...
    ... If the meds were working ok... but that level of Phenytoin (Dilantin) is through the roof. I was only administered...

  38. No More Seizures!!
    ... web RN WEB: News Watch that the anticonvulsants fos phenytoin (Cerebyx)& phenytoin (Dilantin) are related to reports ... adverse events including fatalities related to fos phenytoin (which is an I.V. drug that is converted to phenytoin...

  39. Uncontrollable/Elevated Dilantin Levels
    ... steady. Especially when I was taking the generic phenytoin . Contrary to what people say, they are NOT equal...
    ... "mandiyew" about the generic version of dilantin ( phenytoin ) interesting. I get my medication through my insurance...
    ... SuzyQ - Generic phenytoin and Dilantin are NOT the same thing no matter what...
    ... P.S. to Travis -- My husband did just inspect the Phenytoin and you're absolutely right...it is a capsule inside...
    ... know that their was such a big difference in generic phenytoin and Dilantin! FYI.....beware of your levels taking...

  40. Dilantin levels
    ... open them up. Or - is your husband taking generic phenytoin and not brand name Dilantin? Then that would explain...
    ... Or - is your husband taking generic phenytoin and not brand name Dilantin? Then that would explain...

  41. Hello, My Introduction and Story
    ... they released me. Today, I take 800 mg of generic phenytoin daily, 400 mg in the morning and another 400 mg in ... be 2 years this July. As for the side effects of phenytoin , I've noticed that my cognitive capacities have lessened...

  42. Dilantin/Phenytoin
    ... prescription was mistakenly filled with the generic phenytoin , and my blood levels dropped considerably. Neuro...
    ... Hi Art: I am on a combination of generic Phenytoin (400 MG/day) and Name Brand Dilantin (100 MG/day ...
    ... husband started on 300 mg in March and takes the generic phenytoin ). No one ever warned of how to take it. In fact...
    ... hi! I have been on phenytoin 400mg/day for2 years now. I was also taking a 25mg...

  43. Longterm Dilantin Usage
    ... genaic form of it. It's time released and it's called Phenytoin SOD EXT I'm supposed to be on 100 mg 3 x / day but...

  44. New medicine looking for answers
    ... then ADDED a new med on top of the Topamax. It's PHENYTOIN SOD EXT 100MG 3x/day (Its generic for the new dilanton...

  45. So,am i doomed?
    ... been seizure free for the last 5years or so).Was on phenytoin for three years before bein changed over to carbamazepine...
    ... knowledge had a seizure, and my neuro says I'll be on phenytoin the rest of my life. The odd thing is, several of...

  46. Leukopenia from medication
    ... of bone marrow suppressive effects of tegital and phenytoin as well.....

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Dull Pain in Right temple and right side of head
    ... He put me on meds, for the herpes and for seizures ( phenytoin ). I had bad side effects from the seizure meds but...

  2. Headache won't go away & Dr is just upping dose!
    ... baclofen (Lioresal), carbamazepine (Tegretol), and phenytoin (Dilantin). please find anotheer doctor and take...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... treat skin conditions (Dapsone) # Anticonvulsants ( Phenytoin ) # Anti-alcohol drugs (Disulfiram) # Drugs to fight...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. tegretol(carbamazepine) carcinogenic?
    ... use of the antiseizure medications phenobarbital, phenytoin (Dilantin), or primidone (Mysoline) may reduce the ... Celontin), oral contraceptives, phensuximide (Milontin), phenytoin (Dilantin), theophylline (Theo-Dur), tiagabine (Gabitril ... the effectiveness of clomipramine HCl (Anafranil), phenytoin , or primidone if the drugs are taken together. ...

Lymphomas board

  1. Do I need a biopsy?
    ... known to specifically cause lymphadenopathy (e.g., phenytoin [Dilantin]), while others, such as cephalosporins...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Rapid Beats in Heart & Abdom. Aorta & GERD
    ... of medications, like Coumadin (warfarin), Dilantin ( phenytoin ), B-blockers (like metoprolol), or benzodiazepines...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Emsy, question about rocking
    ... Vioxx" have helped two patients. Also anecdotally, phenytoin and carbamazepine (or oxy-carbamazepine) may be useful...

  2. New med is causing lots of problems! Ugghhhh!
    ... extensively."....... ........."A sodium channel blocker, phenytoin (Dilantin), has also been recently reported to be...


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