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... Hi, ReadyRudy. My gums are still ruined, to this day, thanks to the Dilantin that I was put on when I was 10 years old when my seizures first began, and I was on Dilantin for nine years. I took 3 D. ... (9 replies)
... 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've been taking phenobarbital 100mg twice a day for 30yrs and dilantin 100mg tablets 3 times a day for absent seizures for over 20yrs. But my gums are very swollen. About 6 months ago my doctor switched it to keppra 500 mg but I had anxiety attacks, so now I'm back to dilantin. ... (3 replies)
... Despite good oral hygiene, when I was on Dilantin, my gums swelled up so badly that frequent visits to the dentist were always necessary. ... (9 replies)
... I was put on dilantin at age 4,and when I lost my baby teeth,my gums were so thick that my adult teeth were not coming through,so my parents took me to a dentist and he had to cut my gums,I walked in with no front teeth and walked out with all my teeth showing.Now many years later since I have been on dilantin,I have peridontal disease and have to have my teeth... (9 replies)
Dilantin Levels
Aug 21, 2007
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Dilantin Levels
Aug 21, 2007
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Dilantin Levels
Aug 5, 2007
... I was on 400 mg of Dilantin for 16 years and suddenly it just stopped being effective. I wasn't the best at getting my blood level checked and when I started experiencing auras I did. ... (18 replies)
... cause they tried to take me off Dilantin. For the most part, I forget that I even have epilepsy. Believe me, I feel blessed. The only side effects that I have on Dilantin are issues with my gums. I also had problems taking tests, but now that I am 37, that doesn't really apply. So I am extremely scared of changing meds. My Dr. ... (21 replies)
Dilantin levels
Dec 21, 2007
... was switched over to generic Dilantin. Had a breakthrough sz within a week. Same thing...but pharmacist told us to see dr. first. Well, it appeared that generic Dilantin at the same dosage level did not deliver as much Dilantin to my blood. So we upped the dosage. ... (9 replies)
... Dilantin does not always effect one's gums. i have been on it for over 50 years and have beautiful gums and what has helped me a great deal is flossing and brushing. If you look up the side effects of most drugs,what you read may scare you. ... (2 replies)
... How much Dilantin were you on? ... (9 replies)
... I do floss and brush every time I eat, but I started getting swollen gums about six months ago. ... (3 replies)
Dilantin levels
Nov 29, 2007
... If you still have the dilantin that you were using at the time, send it to the manufacturer and the fda. If not, call the fda anyway and relay the info plus the lot number. ... (9 replies)
... I've been swallowing those dilantin pills for about twenty years. ... (9 replies)
... I have been on Dilantin for years and have EXCELLENT gums. Do you floss and brush right after you eat anything? ... (3 replies)
... All of a sudden, I started getting aura's and I had a couple of seizures. The dilantin had been pretty effective over the course of the seventeen years i was on it. ... (22 replies)
... My dentist had an interesting insight into the swelling of gums caused by Dilantin. ... (9 replies)
Dilantin levels
Nov 27, 2007
... s and my dosage wasn't working so my doctor checked my levels and they had dropped. She raised my dosage to 700mg. As a result, I started having the shakes, my gums were bleeding. I was told that for some people, dilantin can only work for so long and then it loses its effectiveness. ... (9 replies)


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