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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Itching rash: Phenytoin (dilantin) can cause rashes with pruritis (itching). Often these resolve with anti-histamines or steroids. However, in some cases the rash ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
30 years experience Neurology
Quite a few: At least a dozen. Selection is based upon many factors and is best discussed with your treating neurologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
You are: A drink or two not contraindicated.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Prevent seizures: Phenytoin (or dilantin) is an anti-seizure medication that is also used for some types of nerve pain. While very effective, it has a number of nasty ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: Yes it is extended release formulation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes Eplantin is: Yes it is extended release formulation.Epilantin is extended release form of dilantin.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
These meds a problem: Both meds are listed as category "d", known to have adverse effects on the fetus.(iugr, bone changes, small head, mental retardation) the phentoin is ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Off label opinion: Would propose that consumption of one or two drinks in 24 hrs would be unlikely to cause severe problems, but Phenytoin is a rather troublesome drug, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
These meds a problem: Both meds are listed as category "d", known to have adverse effects on the fetus.(iugr, bone changes, small head, mental retardation) the phentoin is ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Anticonvulsants: Both Phenobarbital and Phenytoin are anticonvulsant drugs. Anticonvulsant agents have been shown to affect fetuses and can cause birth defects. If you ... Read More

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