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... ing this very comprehensive liver center, approved for liver transplants which is a hard certification to get so I feel I'm going to a good place, has seen other Dilantin patients with liver disease. ... (17 replies)
... My Dilantin levels also fluctuate a lot, but not as much as yours. ... (11 replies)
Dilantin Levels
Aug 2, 2007
... I should add this on. The opposite end of dilantin levels, toxic side (too high of levels). Effects can be sensitivity to light and sound, balance, "drunk like" effects. I had those when the hospital pumped me with a megadose by IV. The hospital ambient noise sounded like it was on an amplifer, the lights acted like there were spotlights my eyes were very sensitive. ... (18 replies)

... did you send the pills back to pfizer for testing. In the 1990's and as late as 2005, the company had been recalls due to absorption problems and dissolution failures. I had a sudden drop in my level, and sent the pills back, but haven't heard yet. (11 replies)
... He has been on a new dosage now since then and has been again been having problems. Had his blood tested today and it was WAY too high. He has not lost weight or had anything else unusual happen besides the seizures and stroke that followed. ... (11 replies)
... they pumped me with an IV of Dilantin... Once they wanted to refuse to take me because I "looked" alright after a GM. I insisted they take me. Glad I did. My levels were less then HALF of where they should have been. Thanks to my insurer I had been placed on the generic. ... (11 replies)
... I know years ago when I was taking seizure meds, I knew when it was too high or too low because I was familiar with my symptoms. I would go into the Dr. ... (3 replies)
... I'm new to posting here. I have intractable epilepsy, generalized and TLEs. The only AED I can tolerate is Dilantin which has left me in a real fix. ... (17 replies)
... for Dilantin numbers. That has a little give. If you are below 10 patients TEND to be more prone for seizures. ... (1 replies)
Oct 7, 2008
... Thanks so much travis! (8 replies)
Oct 7, 2008
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... I too have had major problems with dilantin and keeping the levels steady. Especially when I was taking the generic phenytoin. Contrary to what people say, they are NOT equal, and many neuros will tell you the same thing. ... (17 replies)
... I was on dilantin for 23 years, and yes you can experience some dizziness. Especially if your level is too high. Everyone being different, I found that I had to be careful with coffee. ... (6 replies)
... The patient is often their best advocate. They know their bodies, how they react to medications, what the higher levels "feel" like and so forth. Most of this the trained experts can only read or hear about from patients. ... (11 replies)
... day was high considering I'm 5'2" and weigh 130 lbs. ... (17 replies)
... I have been on Dilantin for three years and haven't had any problems until recently. ... (6 replies)
... Travis, My son is on pheytoin and the neuro is making adjustments to lower his dosage (he said it was too high at 20) and I was concerned because his levels were low when he had a breakthrough seizure 1 1/2 years ago and I don't want any more episodes to occur. Thank you kindly for your helpful reply. Good luck to you and to all on this message board because I empathize with... (5 replies)
... ou for caring so much about your daughter. I really needed that in my life and have never received it. It's so very late for that now. As an infant, I had a very high fever and convulsed as a result. ... (13 replies)
... at all when the levels were at 20. ... (5 replies)
... I was on Kepp Zonegran Teg and Dilantin when I had problems. Thats the closest combo I can compare to in my ordeals. ... (5 replies)

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