Dilantin Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Dilantin by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Kim1014
    Trouble sleeping
    Ive been on Dilantin for 2 yrs now. My sleep is now interrupted by snoring and moaning. Does anyone else experience this on Dilantin?
    Kim1014- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  2. link Notyourstar54
    Dilantin high school graduation, being a nurse, graduating with honors, memory loss, crutch
    To the person above me who claims Dilantin is being used as a "crutch" for people, congratulations on graduating with honors and being a nurse, but please do not assume your non-reaction to this medication is how we all react. I was diagnos - 78% more...
    Notyourstar54- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Dilantin
  3. link Lacykay84
    My husband was on this medication for several years as a child. He has almost no recollection of his childhood. He was also in basically, for lack of a better term, in a zombie-like state the first two years he was on it. I hope that you find somethi - 40% more...
    Lacykay84- over a year ago
  4. link Nagster
    Nagster want's to DRIVE. HELP...
    When Am i allowed to drive again since the doctor's made up there mind's from a MRI Photo & said to the Government i have Seazers all the time but i have only had one & i want to drive . What can i do it is like my Right's have been stripped - 15% more...
    Nagster- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Dilantin
  5. link Alishajh
    i wasn't allowed to drive for awhile when the tablets are working the doc should let you drive, you just have to wait because its to much of a risk to yourself let alone other people.trust me. i have been there.And if they are working and you think t - 26% more...
    Alishajh- over a year ago
  6. link Solideverywhere
    Dilantin hyperplasia, brush your teeth, seizures, dilatin, sincerely
    I have just been reading the list of, what I am considering to be "possible", side effects from Dilantin . Doesn't everyone, whether on Dilantin or no drugs at all experience headaches, nausea, stomach pains or depression from time to time? - 86% more...
    Solideverywhere- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Dilantin
  7. link Vickio2
    Does anyone have chronic insomnia? My 31-year-old daughter had a successful AVM removal but was put on Dilantin 300mg at night after a 20-sec, post-op seizure. Six weeks later, while she is otherwise recovering well, she cannot sleep more than 3 hour - 12% more...
    Vickio2- over a year ago
  8. link Howard2
    I agree with you, having my seizures under-control is the most important thing to me. I had a stroke in Dec 2006, and my first seizure May 2007. After that I was having seizures every 6 months (almost like clockwork). I now take 400 mg Dilantin every - 54% more...
    Howard2- over a year ago
  9. link Naynay
    I have been taking Dilantin for 25 yrs.; and, it has helped with the seizure's; but, has casused many other problems; such has overgrowth of gums, mental acuity, caused problems with the nervous system; but, it is the only drug that I am not allergic - 2% more...
    Naynay- over a year ago
  10. link Solideverywhere
    Dear Picocrescent, My sincere apologies. My intentions where never to downplay anyones symptoms. Apparently I am lucky at this point with the reaction of Dilantin in my body. God only knows what's around the corner? I suppose what I am saying is, who - 70% more...
    Solideverywhere- over a year ago
  11. link Picocrescent
    While you are trying to be upbeat and helpful, you are writing from the standpoint of one who has not experienced substantial side effects from Dilantin, including determing a dose that will remain stable. You are being too cavalier about this drug, - 77% more...
    Picocrescent- over a year ago
  12. link Styxss
    Commercial Drivers Licences (CA)
    Recently California DMV gaves me back my c class license, but denied me my class b commercial license because I am still taking dilantin for my medical conditions. What would be the company's thoughts on whether or not I would be able to drive a comm - 13% more...
    Styxss- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  13. link Bdeible45
    Mixture of Dilantin and Topamax
    Does the mixture of Dilantin and Topamax create a postive drug test for cocaine use?
    Bdeible45- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  14. link Dani74
    Realtionship woes
    I have been on Dilantin for almost 2 years, and overall i am happy with the results. Being on this has allowed me to drive again (as crashing into a pole after a fit kinda cost me my license) and since i have been taking it i have had no more seizure - 81% more...
    Dani74- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  15. link Mrzonk
    Dilantin skin tags, tegretol, hemorrhoids, thirteen years, gums
    I was diagnosed with epilepsy thirteen years ago. I never had seizures where I would pass out; in the beginning I only had vibrations and this lasted a few days. After several occurrences and ignoring the doctor, I finally went on Neurontin and that - 81% more...
    Mrzonk- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  16. link Lilliehill
    Dilantin temper tantrums, swollen gums, dilatin, measle, daugther
    I had a daughter on Dilantin for at least nine years, she had swollen gums, bleeding of the gums, she was still having seizures, stayed congested most of the time. Dr. said the swelling and bleeding was one of the side affects. Was told that the dila - 46% more...
    Lilliehill- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  17. link Pastrypixie3
    Dilantin depo provera, sexual side effects, sex drive, birth control, still waiting
    I was wondering if anyone has heard about Dilantin having sexual side effects. Because of the Dilantin I started taking Depo-Provera for my birth control, and I don't know which one could be affecting my sex drive. I have since stopped the Depo but a - 15% more...
    Pastrypixie3- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Dilantin
  18. link Notyourstar54
    I had my first (recorded) seizure three weeks after getting my first depo shot. I was put on dilatin for my seizures. I had no sex drive and was terribly depressed to the point of wanting to commit suicide. (I also had my period for 5 months from tha - 63% more...
    Notyourstar54- over a year ago
  19. link Shonta
    daughter autistic with episodes put on depakote
    Is dilantin better then depakote
    Shonta- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  20. link Lynnallan
    dilantin level
    My dad takes dilantin to control seizures-he fell and hit his head a few years ago. My question is his dilamtin keeps dropping,it is now 3. What could be the cause? Thank You.
    Lynnallan- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  21. link Janiemae41
    Dilantin blood pressure, significantly, mom
    Would this cause your blood pressure to drop.
    Janiemae41- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Dilantin
  22. link Rileysmomma
    My mom began taking it and she always has had high BP and it has lower significantly, so yes I do think it does lower BP
    Rileysmomma- over a year ago
  23. link Rileysmomma
    Dilantin brain surgery, fingernails, seizure, mom
    My mom had a major brain surgery last year and she just recently had a seizure. She says now that she is taking dilantin her tips of her fingernails feel like they are going to fall off. She is always tired and hungry. Are these side effects normal??
    Rileysmomma- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  24. link Jenn0marv
    Mom having siezures
    My mother is currently in the hospital. One of the nurses had called my dad and told him that her dilantin level had dropped and she was having siezures. They had done a catscan on her and said everything looked normal. Could someone explain to me wh - 23% more...
    Jenn0marv- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  25. link Bolean
    Dilantin tubes tied, sex drives, drunk and stoned, crazy feeling, befor
    hi, I started taking this med in nov.2004.I just had a baby and had my tubes tied and never had them befor until then.Since i been on the meds i notice some of the same feeling haven energy,sex drives like crazy.Feeling like i'm drunk and stoned all - 48% more...
    Bolean- over a year ago - in Dilantin
  26. link Jeanettejacobie
    I am taking dilantin 100mg x3 i had a seizer last november and i also take 1 20 mg all at night time i am studying to further my career. I am dissapointed when the specialized put me on dilantin as i took thid medication twenty years ago. side affect - 34% more...
    Jeanettejacobie- over a year ago - in Dilantin