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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Valium

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...

  5. Just diagnosed with a cavernoma or cavernous hemangioma.
    ... have worked for is a tremendous stress. I am taking Dilantin because they thought I had a seizure but I have not...

  6. CAVERNOUS HEMANGIOMA - anyone?
    ... taking non-aspirin pain medication, my neuro prescribed Dilantin to control the "aura-like" effects of the oncoming ... lesion. He also suggested that I should wean off of Dilantin . I did as he suggested and 4 months later had my ... first ever grand mal seizure. My neuro said that the Dilantin was most likely controlling seizure disorder as a ... had a seizure since that time, I faithfully take my Dilantin and check blood levels, hardly ever get migraines...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  7. pineal tumor/lesion
    ... test and told me I had seizure activity and put me on Dilantin . The he called me and said the results of my MRI came...

  8. BRAIN Lesion size
    ... to a neurologist and was put on seizure medication " dilantin " i didnt have another seizure untill exactly 1 year ... can do is watch it and monitor it while i stayed on dilantin , my seizures started increasing and getting closer...

  9. my story and I lived
    ... milligrams twice a day, lasix and alos was taking dilantin for a seizure disorder too. Then i began to have...
    ... and two really short ones. They bumped my dose of dilantin up to 3oo mg twice a day, I was taking two twice a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix

  10. "White Marks" on MRI Scan
    ... was a lesion and wasnt to concerned and put him on dilantin for siezures well siezures continued some bad some...

  11. interactions with tegratol
    ... contraceptives, phensuximide (Milontin), phenytoin ( Dilantin ), theophylline (Theo-Dur), tiagabine (Gabitril), topiramate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Alprazolam Clonazepam Coumadin Doxycycline Klonopin Lamictal Phenytoin Tegretol Theophylline Topamax Tylenol Warfarin Xanax haldol zarontin gabitril haloperidol

  12. Temporal Lobe Frustrations!..any advice?
    ... a seizure before), but the neuro still tried me on Dilantin , which seemed to slow everything down even more. ... Neurontin which had the same "slowing" effect as the Dilantin . During this time, my head felt like it just needed ... stopped for some reason. The mood stabilizers like dilantin , Lamictal, etc. don't seem to work either. They just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Lamictal Lexapro Neurontin Paxil Prozac Risperdal Wellbutrin Zoloft

  13. Get these bugs offa me!
    ... Neurontin, but this was prescribed to me in addition to dilantin for seizures due to this accident. If I might ask...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  14. AVMs of the brain...can anyone relate??
    ... backaches every day of my life and have been taking Dilantin ever since. I haven't had a seizure since 1998 which ... Doctors say that it's not a good idea because I'm on Dilantin and it's not safe. Can anyone relate? ...
    ... seizure when I was 19. I had frequent seizures while on dilantin & tegretol. The first surgery was 2 yrs. later. I ... apparently had me on some different drug, I had been on dilantin & neurontin, which had me hallucinating. I only vagually ... recall 3 of those days. I am now on dilantin & keppra & my new Dr. wants me to have a VNS inserted ... have averaged about 5-6 seizures. I understand that dilantin is not "healthy" for an un- born child. Has terrible ... can't your doctor try a different drug rather than dilantin ? One that is "safer" for pregnant woman. Are you the...
    ... backaches every day of my life and have been taking Dilantin ever since. I haven't had a seizure since 1998 which ... Doctors say that it's not a good idea because I'm on Dilantin and it's not safe. Can anyone relate? ...
    ... backaches every day of my life and have been taking Dilantin ever since. I haven't had a seizure since 1998 which ... Doctors say that it's not a good idea because I'm on Dilantin and it's not safe. Can anyone relate? ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra Neurontin Tegretol

  15. Weird Symptoms.....no answers
    ... raphically occult vascular malformations). I'm currently on Dilantin and haven't had a seizure since 98'. Hope that helped...

  16. effects of being tapered off phenotonin(help?)
    ... Second- what type of surgeries have you had & how much dilantin are you currently taking? I ask because I have had ... surgeries & average 5-6 seizers a yr. I take 200mg od dilantin & 1000mg of Keppra. My doc. hopes to eventually get ... me off of the dilantin because of the damage it is doing to my liver. I've ... all the time. My memory is poor as well & I know dilantin has that effect. It keeps me tired also. I had been ... a day & that kept me in bed. My Dad had been on dilantin 400mg a day for 3 months after a hemerrhage. Fortunately...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Keppra

  17. Dilantin(phenotonin)
    ... years! So you'll get over that fear. I've been on Dilantin 600 mg. per day for 30 years. I haven't had any problems ... some numbness in my feet. But I don't know if the Dilantin is causing it or not. Doc is still doing tests. ...

  18. AVM
    ... backaches every day of my life and have been taking Dilantin ever since. I haven't had a seizure since 1998 which...

  19. They found a brain cyst
    ... left side. As a preventative measure he put me on Dilantin , which seemed to alleviate the tremors, and I haven...
    ... neurosurgeon for their opinion. I can tolerate the Dilantin well, but the Depakote is giving me nausea. I'd much...
    ... it alone. You are taking anti-seizure medications ( Dilantin and Depakote) so I am asuming you have seizures with...
    ... left side. As a preventative measure he put me on Dilantin , which seemed to alleviate the tremors, and I haven...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Tylenol

  20. Depakote/Zyprexa Anyone offer info. on how felt on this medication?
    ... check out the differnt symptoms of the med. I was on dilantin that did not make me feel anything felt like myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote Lamictal

  21. My life is a dream, help
    ... every one can tolerate tegretol. I started out on dilantin , was moved to tegretol and now currently lamictal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Tegretol