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... How much do you take and when? I only take 300 mg at night, so I don't have any problems. However, I do require 8 hours of sleep or I need a nap! (21 replies)
... I have been on Dilantin for many years too. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Christine, I haven't checked in here in a while, so apologize for not replying sooner. I take 300 mg. of Dilantin daily, and this is the same dosage I started with over 30 years ago. ... (21 replies)

... I am wondering how much Dilantin you take. ... (21 replies)
... cstinner, I switched off of Dilantin long ago because of side effects -- mianly the swelling of gums. You couldn't get me off my Lamictal. I found something after 26 years that controls my GMs. One time my Dr asked if I wanted to try another cuz I still have CPs. I told him "NO WAY". (21 replies)
... Hi, I am a older person who has been on Dilantin for over 30 years. ... (21 replies)
... term effects catching up with me is terrifying. I have been so lucky just dealing with my gums. ... (21 replies)
... I had the exact same thought about the drug reps. I've been on Dilantin since 1971 with good sucess. ... (21 replies)
... term side effects that WILL happen to me on Dilantin. However, in doing my research on Lamictal, it seems that some of the side effects are far worse. It all confuses me completely. ... (21 replies)
... I'm in the same position. Have been on Dilantin since I was diagnosed 6 years ago and my neuro keeps bugging me to switch. ... (21 replies)
... minute time slot to take the dose or my levels would spike or drop and I'd have side effects. Needless to say THAT regiment didn't last more than 2 months! ... (21 replies)
... Do you have any side effects? ... (21 replies)
... What kind of side effects have you had? ... (21 replies)
... years and that's only because 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. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Nn, These are common "short term" side effects of dilaantin use. I'm more worried about the long term side effects. I've been taking dilantin for aboout 20 years, I've never had a problem with my gumms but have had some strange facial hair growth. I get hait growing on the front of my nose. ... (9 replies)
... I am looking for other people with epilepsy who have been on Dilantin for very long term periods of time. ... (4 replies)
... I've been curious about this for some time, and I was wondering whether or not anyone else has ever wondered the same thing. I've been taking 400 Mg. of Dilantin a day for about twenty years. For twenty years before I'd taken it off and on, much to my regret. ... (1 replies)
... 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. Dilantin is a perfectly safe drug. ... (2 replies)
... are caused by the long term use of Dilantin. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Debk, I am sorry about your problems. I have epilepsy and am on zonegran and keppra. So I can't speak to anything about dilantin. But I would not be suprised with any side-effects with any of these drugs we are taking. I am losing my hair and just started getting back acne. Both I have never had my whole life until now. So I just wanted to say, I am sorry I can't help... (2 replies)


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