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Dilantin 125 Safe Women Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: But it depends. It may be safer to stay on it than stop if that is the best drug to control seizures. It is a class d drug, meaning there is evidence of fetal risk, but the need to adequately control seizures may outweigh this risk. Discuss this with your doctor. It is considered compatible with breastfeeding by the american academy of pediatrics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Problems: Dilantin is difficult to use at any time but especially during pregnancy. Dilantin total level may be low, but free Dilantin adequate or even high. Dilantin can cause birth defects and can affect birth control. It is becoming apparent that it is an old drug that should not be used too often - especially in young women. ...Read more
My daughter has deletion 22q chromosome syndrome. I took highlevels of Dilantin while pregnant with her. Is there a connection?
Difficult to know: Ninety % of these are newly formed accidents in chromosome replication, cause unknown. The issue would be present in the egg or sperm before or at conception. Whether your exposure to Dilantin during formation of your eggs had any effect is not known. High levels of Dilantin during pregnancy do produce an effect on a fetus but chromosome changes is not part of that process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took 400 mg of Ibprohen for a week just found out I'm pregnant should we worry? She's also taking keppra (levetiracetam) Dilantin 100 mg each twice a day
Seizure disorder: Stop taking the Ibuprofen. IF you are taking Keppra (levetiracetam) and Dilantin then it is likely that you have a seizure disorder. This makes the pregnancy high risk and it is important that you schedule an Obgyn evaluation promptly. Folate 4 mg daily should be taken. ...Read more
Anticonvulsants: Both Phenobarbital and Phenytoin are anticonvulsant drugs. Anticonvulsant agents have been shown to affect fetuses and can cause birth defects. If you are taking these drugs, you should speak with your doctor regarding planning a pregnancy and what drugs you can safely use during pregnancy. ...Read more
Hello how are you, im 38 weeks pregnant as of today n only 2cm dilatin is there anything I can do to speed it up?
Not really: YOU DON'T WANT TO RUSH MOTHER NATURE in dilating your cervix faster than necessary. As I learned during my OB rotations; every day the baby is able to stay in the womb is worth 10 in an incubator! The other thing I learned is that Mother Nature KNOWS your due date much better than any doctor. You're almost there. Just take care of yourself and Nature will take care of you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Epilepsy, pregnancy I want to have children, my partner had epilepsy, he is claiming that when he was 10 years old he was cured by going to church and it is about 32 years that he doesn't have epilepsy and deosnt use dlantin and tegretol, he also claimed
Not really an issue: However, Dilantin is a very old drug with lots of short term and long term issues, and the newer meds work far better with less side effects. Just an editorial comment, as I have essentially stopped using this product for years, similar to most neurologists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lipitor/Dilantin: As prescribed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take 500 mg of Dilantin a day is it safe to take 250mg of seroquel (quetiapine) a day or will it lower the effects of my dilantin?
I'm takin 20 mg Prozac (fluoxetine) a day.2 20mg Dilantin a day. Safe 2also take chantix. I've tried the chantix twice & had bad sife effects. Will pzac help effects?
Many Meds: I have never seen Prozac (fluoxetine) used to reduce side effects of Chantix without knowing what side effects you experienced, it is difficult to comment on how to avoid them. Here at healthtap we appreciate your question. Why not reformulate your question providing the additional information and we will be more than happy to answer your question again. Take care. ...Read more
I have been taking generic Dilantin from cvs now I wanna switch to walmart. Is walmarts any different or will it be safe?
No difference: Chances are that they both get the drug from the same manufacturer you might inquire who their manufacturers are. ...Read more
If I have had one seizure in the past is it safe to undergo a light hypnosis for anxiety I do take Dilantin which is a untheroputic level?
Yes, hypnosis: Hypnosis would be safe for you to try. You have been posting multiple questions concerning your worries about seizure many years ago, about drug use now causing seizures, etc. So most of all I hope you do see a psychiatrist and therapist to help you with your anxiety. Hypnosis may help also, and it is safe. Please stay away from recreational drugs, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dilantin (generic name phenytoin) is a drug that has been used to treat seizure disorders since 1938. It is a sodium channel blocker that is effective in treatment of epilepsy but it has significant side effects. Because of that many newer drugs have been developed ...Read more
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