2 doctors weighed in:
Can I continue Dilantin while pregnant if it is the only thing that works for a seizure disorder?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes!
Use monotherapy with the agent most effective for your type of seizure per your neurologist.
Try to avoid valproic acid; take Folic Acid at 5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life. Do not drive.

In brief: Yes!
Use monotherapy with the agent most effective for your type of seizure per your neurologist.
Try to avoid valproic acid; take Folic Acid at 5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life. Do not drive.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors