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Dilantin

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/ 19,593 posts
Other Names: Phenytoin   Phenytek

Neurontin

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/ 120,640 posts
Other Names: Gabapentin   Gabarone
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 19,593 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 120,640 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Vanessa
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What patients are saying about Dilantin vs. Neurontin

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has me changing from neurontin to dilantin and I think...
...My neurosurgeon has me changing from neurontin to dilantin and I think the dilantin may be helping; my pain ...to report a good response to the dilantin . If the drugs do...
to change me from Dilantin to Neurontin for both seizure...
...my long term Dilantin usage (50 years at ...and legs caused by the Dilantin usage. I was told by ...The result was to change me from Dilantin to Neurontin for both seizure control and lessen...
was on Dilatin after my clipping and started having problems...
...Dilatin after my clipping and started having problems with ...side effect of Dilatin, so I was switched to Neurotin. It definately made me feel more \"normal\" to be on the Neurotin. Please don'...
up. I am pretty sure the rash is just from the Dilantin...
...so I am going to stop the Neurontin until it clears up. I am pretty sure the rash is just from the Dilantin, but I ...teaspoon of Neuronti...
Dilantin I'm thinking of attempting to switch to Neurontin...
...a website that Dilantin used for any ...any better either. After reading the info about Dilantin I'm thinking of attempting to switch to Neurontin as it's main ...is why I'm on Dilantin in th...
from Dilantin (300 mg daily) to Neurontin.  Can you explain...
...am currently being switched from Dilantin (300 mg daily) to Neurontin.  Can you explain to me ...not required to check Dilantin and Neurontin levels during this period?  How ...I am off Dilan...
dilantin use was recently successfully switched to Neurontin...
...permanent health problems due to long-term dilantin use was recently successfully switched to Neurontin. She, like you, ...had been taking Dilantin for over 20 ...been told that Dilantin is ...
me off from Dilantin to put me on Neurontin. If she had not...
...a few seizures after this one. I was a pedestrian struck and injured by a car while crossing the street on a crosswalk. This, besides my being \"under the influence of\" a narcotic in a spa, might...
med, for me. She later switched me to Neurontin...
...out and had a seizure. However, he told me I am not to go in a spa ever again. My doctor prescribed Dilantin, an anti-convulsant med, for me. She later switched me to Neurontin, which is not...
him off Dilantin & put him on Neurontin (in January of this...
...seizures & Neurontin My husband Don had ...The Dr at emerge put him on Dilantin which made him into a zombie & a Neurologist took him off Dilantin & put him on Neurontin (in January of this year...
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