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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Dilantin vs Neurontin

Dilantin
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Neurontin
Other name: Phenytoin (Phenytoin)
Other name: Gabapentin (Gabapentin)
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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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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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feet and I had to change to Neurontin which has worked just...
" \"I took dilantin to control grand mal seizures for close to forty years. It worked fairly well for me but is caused peripheral neuropathy in my feet and I had to change to Neurontin which has... "

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so I was switched to Neurotin. It definately made me...
" I was on Dilatin after my clipping and started having problems with my gums swelling. ...a possible side effect of Dilatin, so I was switched to Neurotin. It definately made me feel ...more \"normal\" to be... "

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currently on neurontin and it has the least side effects...
" I had bad side effects on dilantin too, like what happens to you?....I am currently on neurontin and it has the... "

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and Neurontin and the sun doesn't effect me. My aunt...
" Hi I'm on Lamictal and Neurontin and the sun doesn't effect me. My aunt is on Dilantin and it doesn't effect her either. I would definently keep an eye on him... "

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. She later switched me to Neurontin, which is not always ef...
" ...spa ever again. My doctor prescribed Dilantin, an anti-convulsant med, for me. She later switched me to Neurontin, which is not always... "

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successfully switched to Neurontin. She, like you,...
" ...to have permanent health problems due to long-term dilantin use was recently successfully switched to Neurontin. She, like you, has ...\"old\" drug of last resort. Many people are left on Dilantin or... "

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I was placed on Neurontin while I was on Dilantin and I had...
" I was placed on Neurontin while I was on Dilantin and I had a severe reaction to it. It left ...symptoms were caused by the dilantin, but I'm not so sure. After I stopped... "

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mention that I have taken Neurontin & Dilantin which didn't...
" ...to mention that I have taken Neurontin & Dilantin which didn't do anything except make me more dizzy & extremely tired. Currently, I am trying another one called Lyrica. My PCP seems to... "

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ted to lose weight and my diabetes was in much better contr...
" ...MRIs . I have been taking Dilantin 300mg and recently stopped taking Neurontin because of weight gain and ...Imediately on stopping the Neurontin I started to lose weight and my diabetes was in much... "

y I liked neurontin the best but it didn't control my se...
" ...be around. I've only been on pheno, dilantin, depakote and neurontin over the last 30 yrs ...I would say I liked neurontin the best but it didn't control ...That being said keppra I have found keppra to... "

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