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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
VS.
Neurontin
Other name: Phenytoin Phenytoin
Other name: Gabapentin Gabapentin
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Seizures
1.4
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Seizures
4.3
Concern level
2.9
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Seizures
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Pain*
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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
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Bleeding
6
Hair Loss
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Brain Tumor
5
Diabetes
5
Bone Loss
4
Brain Damage
3
Coma
3
Addiction
2
Paranoia
2
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Arthritis
5
Suicidal
2
Suicide
2
Psychotic
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Dry Mouth
2
Blurred Vision
2
Hair Loss
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Paranoia
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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feet and I had to change to Neurontin which has worked just...
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" \"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...
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" I was on Dilatin after my clipping and started having problems with my gums swelling. It's a possible side effect of Dilatin, so I was switched to Neurotin. It definately made me... "

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currently on neurontin and it has the least side effects...
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" 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...
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" 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...
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" ...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,...
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" ...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...
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" 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...
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" ...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...
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" ...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... "

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days goes. He starts Dilantin today for pain as Lyrica an...
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" ...all are safe! Jordan having a few more bladder issues but will see how ...couple of days goes.  He starts Dilantin today for pain as Lyrica and Neurotin did not do much for him.  We shall see.  He did... "

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