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... I have been taking dilantin since 1991, 500 mg a day is the effective dose for me. The only problems occurred after a lowering of dose by my docter. ... (9 replies)
... I had a seizure when my Dilantin level was within the therapeutic range...the level was 15 when taken in the ER. My dr doesn't know why this happened when after years I have been seizure free. Has this happened to anyone else? ... (7 replies)
... I had to always keep my dilantin level to be about 19 to be in the safe range. Probably just depends on our bodies. ... (7 replies)

... The dilantin was Parke Davis distributed by Medco. I need to stay in the upper therapeutic range of 16 to 20. And have done so for many years. I had a gran mal on the level of 10. After switching lot nos. of the dilantin, my levels have been 15. ... (9 replies)
... Sunday morn. I'm taking 300 Dilantin, 2000 Keppra and 500 Lamictal. I had been taking 360 Dilantin but I lost 50 lbs of weight and it put me into toxic range. On the Dilantin, that is. So maybe I'm a little low on the Dilantin? ... (7 replies)
... There are some antibiotics that can interact with Dilantin and hence exasserbate seizures. Although your level was in a theraputic range, there are still triggers that will cause one to seize whether or not you are in range. Sleep deprevation, stress, etc. ... (7 replies)
... Dilantin used to be made by a differnt company...are these generic? That can be a big cause for a lowered level. Ten is still at the lower end of normal limits. I wouldn't worry too much unless it continues to be low. Have you been more active than usual? Metabolism changes? Diet pills? I'd be more concerned about levels over 20, in the toxic range. (9 replies)
... I have also had a seizure in theraputic range while on Dilantin. All these previous responses can be contributing factors, in my case getting at least 8 hours sleep per night is pretty important. ... (7 replies)
... I had issues with generic Dilantin when I was on it, and my levels showed it. I was switched back to brand name and the issues went away. ... (22 replies)
Dilantin Levels
Sep 7, 2007
... Hi My problem was a little different. I had been taking the parke davis dilantin and my level dropped. When I switch lot numbers, the level is now within my range. I haven't heard back from the company yet either. ... (18 replies)
... The level of 49 is horribly high. ... (1 replies)
... I am one of those that has been on Dilantin for years. ... (5 replies)
Years of Dilantin
Aug 10, 2004
... My son was on Dilantin for 2 years and his side effects were gum over growth and liver problems. ... (6 replies)
Dilantin vs Keppra
Feb 22, 2014
... Generic forms of Dilantin had a major impact on my blood levels. They would fluctuate greatly in the normal range and too often be way above the that region. My doctor put me back on the other Dilantin from which I had been removed. ... (8 replies)
Dilantin/Phenytoin
May 21, 2004
... My new neuro also questioned why I'd been put on the dilantin with no increases in dosage given the low blood level. ... (16 replies)
Dilantin
Oct 7, 2008
... Thanks so much travis! (8 replies)
Dilantin
Oct 7, 2008
... In general, the range is 10-20 for Dilantin. A person should be in the mid teens for "acceptable" results. Once the levels creep towards 20 or above you may feel a sense of drunk like symptoms (balance, double vision, stomach). That indicates your levels are high or your dose is too much and you should contact your doctor if the symptoms persist during the day. Low... (8 replies)
... is the possible cause and was wondering if anyone else has had those symptoms and what if anything can be done to improve the level other than switching medications. ... (0 replies)
... Up to you if you want to reply; I share a lot having seizures since I was a kid. :) I would ask your son if he felt any problems (toxic) at all when the levels were at 20. The range is 10-20, but again, some patients are above 20 and ARE FINE being above 20. The main issue is how the patient "feels". Medication has side effects that only the person taking the... (5 replies)
Dilantin levels
Aug 31, 2004
... I take Dilantin but don't know of any test that can be done at home to check your levels. ... (6 replies)




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