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Uses of phenytoin

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Dr. Erion Spaho MD

My wife is suffering from Dialantin poisoning and can understand things told to her but has trouble forming the right words to talk. She is frustrated and anxious. She is in a rehab facility. Will she improve where she can... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. Haleema MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Haleema ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I am taking Cholestyramine 4Gm twice daily. I also take Phenytoin 200 mg twice daily. Are there any detrimental effects on the potency on the Phenytoin ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

175mg of clozapine , 100mg of phenytoin sodium (controls seizures) Bedtime 225mg of clozapine, 100mg of phenytoin sodium, 1250mg of divalproex sodium (controls seizures, mania), 2 mg lorazepam (sedative ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

high ck serum level during acute phenytoin poisoning . what ck tests should be performed and why? can phenytoin poisoning cause or exacerbate leukodystrophy? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saumya Mittal ( Diabetologist)

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

hi,thank you for answering my Q. I have a 34 years old male patient . he has used triple drugs for seizure control ,phenytoin 200 mg+topamax400mg+depakin 1000mghe has got urinary tract stones and has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Sudhir Kumar MD

,clonezepam,Topiramate, Phenytoin ,Phenobarb,Na-Valproate etc.at different times.The longest used is Eptoin ... morning & find no sleep afterwards.At present I am on Phenytoin(100mg - t.d.s.) &... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sudhir Kumar ( Neurologist)
Dr.   Eris Ranxha MD

-convulsion drugs. He was also prescribed Phenytoin(Dilantin) which he started taking today. He took 3, 100mg ... this be a major concern or do you think his body is just getting used to the medication? And... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Eris Ranxha ( Neurologist)
Dr. Shashi Dangwal MD

shaping up almost from 1975 onward. Prior to that I used t have ocassional wheezing ). I was very ... specialist) prescribed Montair 10. Is it safe for me to take Montair 10 while I am on Phenytoin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shashi Dangwal ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

yes i am currently taking phenytoin to control my seizures due to having tramatic brain injury i am taking 500 mg a day but i have not been taking the prescribed dose because the doctor has not got back ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome. Chlorpromazine appears to be the drug of choice. Haloperidol and metoclopramide have been used successfully. Several anticonvulsant agents (eg, phenytoin, valproic acid, and carbamazepine)...

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

If not controlled with keppra and phenytoin, ask your doctor to change the drug. If seizure occur with fever, just controlling fever will treat seizure. Also go for MRI brain.