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Epilepsy, seizures, chronic conditions. Prescribed t.eptoin. Urea and creatine high in blood. Side effect of medication?

hi doctor, my sister daughter had epilepsy since 2 years.she consulted neurologist .they prescribed some medicine.but not cured.freguently she is suffering seizure .after that they consulted another doctor. they prescriebed t,eptoin. she is on she suffering urea and creatine high in blood.any side effect is there in tablet.
Asked On : Fri, 18 May 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Eptoin (phenytoin) is a fairly safe and effective medicine for epilepsy.

High urea and creatinine in blood indicates a renal (kidney) problem, and is not related to eptoin.

Please show her to a nephrologist (kidney specialist) to determine the cause for her kidney problem.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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