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Tapering off dilantin

Premium Questions

Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

I take Dilantin 300 mg. per day. I take one in the morning 100 mg and 2 at night. Forgot to take morning pill. Took it at 2:30 what time is good for night dose ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.         Muhammad Hanif MD

I take Dilantin . I think I forgot to take 2 doses. I am worried. Does Dilantin have a long half life? I did take my regular dose tonight. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Hanif ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I'm 47 years old male that has been on Dilantin since around 1989 due to what was then thought ... switched my Dilantin to generic and I had a seizure recurrence. It's back under control again with name ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ajay Panwar MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajay Panwar ( Neurologist)
Dr.   Olsi Taka MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Shiva Kumar R MD

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. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shiva Kumar R ( Neurologist)
Dr. Geeta Gangavati MD

My husband has been taking 500 mg of Dilantin for 14 years........in 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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geeta Gangavati ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.          Muhammad Hanif MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Hanif ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Dear Sir, I am taking Dilantin 100mg capsule two times a day since last two and half year for the treatment of epilepsy. I do not got any fit since last two years. Can i stop taking Dilantin 100mg capsule ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Richard Jackson MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Richard Jackson ( Neurologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

it is antiepileptic medicine and it is not a narcotic.

Dr. Rovena Murati MD

Hello! Dilantin is a brand name of the drug phenytoin used to treat seizures. It is not a narcotic. Take care

Dr. Vaddadi Suresh MD

yhose are rare side effects. if troublesome, need chang over to valprol or dilantin