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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

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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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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... "

. 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... "

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... "

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... "

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... "

some slight bone loss i experienced (slight osteopenia)an...
" Dilantin was effective for my seizures. I've never had many ...break through while on Dilantin that caused it be coupled with ...to get off of Dilantin based on some slight bone loss i experienced (slight... "

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