... I use Keppra and have okay success with it. Most importantly the side effects are minimal and the kidneys can have some trouble but you have two of them and only one liver.
I like to be able to have a drink once in a while and save the alcohol for my liver and the Keppra for my kidneys. (5 replies)
... feedback as to dilantin alternatives. I am 40 years old and had my first seizure when I was 17. Since then I have had maybe 6 or 8 seizures with my last one being 8 or so years ago. ... (5 replies)
... I have been on Dilantin now for approx. ... (5 replies)
... r that involved 24 subjects, and they want a larger group and from different areas of the country. There are certain AEDs that they are more concerned about and Dilantin is one of them. Katie has never taken Dilantin. We went through Katie's meds and she wasn't concerned, at this time, about the ones Katie has taken. ... (5 replies)
... e bone is another one. I currently only have osteopenia, but my Ep. demanded that I get on a drug to help my bones cause all siezure drugs will effect the bones. Dilantin more than others. ... (5 replies)
... I have been on Pheno and Dilantin for 34 years. ... (2 replies)
... Pheno and Dilantin are the two OLDEST medications (1912, 1938 approval dates). There are many others that have been released since. It all depends on the patient. The variables are where the seizures occur, if something is the cause of them, and if the patient can take the other medications or not.
If they have only tried those two there is a substantial field of... (2 replies)
... My girlfriend has been on Dilantin and then Phenobarbital with success for many years. Currently on Phenobarbital for the past 10 plus years. Last Grand Mal seizure around 7 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... medication out there that has less invasive , besides traditional medication like Dilantin , Lamictal ? ... (3 replies)
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... I have been taking dilantin for 36 years. Dilantin has all types of side effects with tinnitus being the worst for the past 10 years. I have tried to switch dilantin to other epileptic medications with no success. The alternate prescriptions having more side effects than dilantin. ... (13 replies)
... in one day, no apparent reason other than my stress level going through the roof. I don't remember those first 3 days of dilantin at all. But, man was I sore all over for weeks. I was just basically told to take my meds and get a medic alert bracelet and not to drive for a year. ... (9 replies)
... Does my scenario sound like what anyone else have had and if there are any alternatives to the prescription drugs? ... (7 replies)
... so I am trying various alternatives . ... (16 replies)