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Epilepsy ? "seizure") is a common chronic (medicine) neurological disorder characterized by seizures. These seizures are transient s...
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Keppra 9,560 Lamictal 7,913 Topamax 5,058
266,335 conversations around the web about Epilepsy to help you make a decision
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Dilantin
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Gabapentin
Other name: Phenytoin (Phenytoin)
Other name: Neurontin (Neurontin)
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22,071
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Nerve Pain*
Anxiety*
Fibromyalgia
Depression*
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RLS*
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Tingling
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Bipolar Disorder*
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Phenytoin sodium is a commonly used antiepileptic. Phenytoin (f& number 339 nit'oin, IPA) acts to suppress the abnormal brain activity seen in seizure by reducing electrical conductance among brain cells by stabilizing the inactive state of voltage-gate...
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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Weight Loss
7
Memory Loss
6
Hair Loss
6
Bleeding
6
Brain Tumor
5
Diabetes
5
Memory Problems
4
Bone Loss
4
Coma
2
Double Vision
2
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Arthritis
5
Dry Mouth
3
OA
3
Hallucinations
2
Suicidal
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Blurred Vision
1
Psychotic
1
Memory Loss
1
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Phenytoin sodium is a commonly used antiepileptic. Phenytoin (f& number 339 nit'oin, IPA) acts to suppress the abnormal brain activity seen in seizure by reducing electrical conductance among brain cells by stabilizing the inactive state of voltage-gate...
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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" My sister was on Seroquel because her language is ...said that wouldn't interfere with Dilantin. She's also taking 100 mg Gabapentin 3 x a day for ...and other drugs for her dementia... "

" ...as I've said, I've been taking dilantin and pheno since I was ...53. I don't care about gabapentin, I care if Phizer decided ...years. We know the generic dilantin doesn't work for many, why... "

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" ...far as meds? I'm on gabapentin and dilantin now, neither of which... "

" ...year of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease; age 64; he began having seizures about 2 years ago; he was on Dilantin and was so much overdrugged with this ; I suggested ...was more awake on the Gaba... "

" ...you never know with anti-epileptic drugs... It IS listed as a Gabapentin side effect however. Maybe the Dilantin offset that side effect, ...evening. Or take the third daily gabapentin dose earl... "

" carbamazine an gabapentin Have you tried the slow ...Prior to my MVD I was also on baclofen which helps to boost the effectiveness ...tegretol as well I was on Dilantin. Hopefully more people w... "

" ...is giving me a bottle, but I am worried that if I drink it I may have adverse affects. Can someone tell me if having a drink will affect my meds? I take both Dilantin and Gabapentin.... "

" ...diagnosed and taking dilantin (phenytoin in the ...my medication. My neuro has suggested Lamotrigine would be a ...experiences on this. He also suggested Gabapentin, Levetiracetam and possi... "

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" ...us. Right now he is on Gabapentin and Dilantin. he has tried a number of drugs and nothing has seemed to work. he has tried Topmax, ...told that he has tonic clonic seizures and Simple Partial... "

" ...toothpaste in years, it makes them hurt. I had a real problem with Tegretol, I am on Dilantin and Gabapentin and it's not working so good now, not looking... "

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