Dilantin vs Gabapentin for Epilepsy

Dilantin
Gabapentin
Other name: Phenytoin Phenytoin
Other name: Neurontin Neurontin
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Epilepsy
1.6
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Epilepsy
5.0
Concern level
1.7
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Nerve Pain
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Withdrawal Symptoms*
Depression*
Fibromyalgia
Neuropathy
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Headaches*
RLS*
Migraines*
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Chronic Pain
Back Pain
Bipolar Disorder*
Leg Pain
Shingles
Hot Flashes*
Sciatica
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
Dil
Depression
9
Migraines
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Weight Loss
3
Bleeding
2
Hair Loss
2
Mood Swings
2
Brain Tumor
2
Stroke
2
Diabetes
2
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Gab
Burning
6
Addiction
5
Dizziness
5
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Diabetes
3
Arthritis
2
Weight Loss
2
Sleep Disorders
1
Euphoria
1
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6
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Dil
5
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Dil
5
0
Drowsiness
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Dil
4
0
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Dil
3
0
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Gab
Dil
3
2
Arthritis
Gab
Dil
2
0
Weight Loss
Gab
Dil
2
3
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Gab
Dil
1
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Dil
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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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Dilantin
About Gabapentin
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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