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Is dilantin a barbiturate

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What causes false positive test result for Barbiturates?

Hi. Re: epilepsy... I take heavy doses of Trileptal (Oxcarb...), Dilantin ( Phenytoin ... , a diagnosis said I had barbiturates in my system; as I have not taken for over 20 years ( Phenobarbital ). Any ...

Suggest medical test to trace out Barbiturates in the system

HOW can you find out on a lab test that their is trace amount of barbitues. And how do I prove to my family that I did not take a drug, but passed out at a xmas eve lunch. Stress is eating me up,,,I Think i JUsT FELL apart that day

What are the different types of Dilantin?

what are the different types of dilantin . what is the difference between the generic and the real deal dilantin. why do you never get the dilantin. is the generic as good as dilantin ...

Does Dilantin interact with Phenytoin?

right now i m on phenytoin sod ext 100 mg 6 aday. i was told by a specialist that i should be taking dilantin but i can t find dilantin i always get the phenytoin. how do i get the dilantin and what ...

What are the side effects of Dilantin?

I am epileptic and have been on Dilantin over 45 years. I am now switching to carbamazephine due to long term side effects ( insomnia , swelling. I am gradually reducing my dilantin as Dr. said but I ...
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What does positive report for barbiturates mean?

morning and some health supplements, thats it. So now they are saying I tested positive for Barbiturates ...

What causes positive test result for Barbiturate?

I was discharged from a methadone clinic at a very rapid decrease , my drug test came out positive for barbiturate which I have no Idea what they are and once for cocaine which I never done, my Dr, prescribed me ...

Can allergy medicine cause drug test to be positive for barbiturates?

my husband took a drug test for a job he is likely to get. on his test it showed positive of barbs...which he does not take. he does take allergy medicine otc and also uses a inhaler. the only other thing i can think of is he drinks coffee like a...

Is dilantin right for seizure disorder ?

Sir, Please guide me regarding Epilepsy . I am an old case of seizure diorder since 2000. Taking dilantin 300 mg HS and 1 OD F/A. Is it curable? Thanking U sir. Good day. ...

What are the safe levels for dilantin?

My husband has been taking 500 mg of Dilantin for 14 2011 he was admitted to the Er ... they found his Dilantin levels were really high ?? Don t know the number but after th tree weeks they were ok ...

Suggest dosage for Dilantin

I recently tried to O.D. on 80 100m.g. Dilantin, then after spending 3 days hospital I was released and told to continue taking meds as prescribed. 1 pill in the morning and 3 at night. For about 7 days ...

How to control side effects of Dilantin?

Hi my husband has been dilantin since September last year. Since he s been taking it, a lot ... find the side effects for dilantin. Everything I have told you is what I found and many more. Please ...

Ball of shoulder shattered. On dilantin. Is this a nerve damage?

my husband has a right shoulder injury from oct of 2010 the little ball of the shoulder is shattered. He also began having seizures at the same time and was prescribed dilantin . He has been ...

How can Dilantin levels be reduced in the bloodstream?

If you have Dilantin toxicity, what do you do for a pt to decrease this amount in blood stream. Say, 72.7 Dilantin level is the concerning number. Pt has nausea and vomiting and just had a lung biopsy ...

Is it safe to take mushrooms while on dilantin?

I take 400mg of dilantin daily. For about 3 months. I have had epilepsy for around 10 years. Im interested in taking some magic mushrooms but I want to know if its safe while on dilantin. I have eaten ...
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hello is Dilantin a narcotic
it is antiepileptic medicine and it is not a narcotic.
hello is Dilantin a narcotic
Hello! Dilantin is a brand name of the drug phenytoin used to treat seizures. It is not a narcotic. Take care
Whats the difference between fioricet and fioinal or the generic brand?
The difference is not much... floricet contains paracetamol (acetaminophen) with the barbiturate and caffeine where as fiorinal contains aspirin + barbiturate and caffeine. Both these are prescription only medicine - barbiturate and caffeine component makes it unsafe for over the counter use. Regards
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