Advertisement




More DailyStrength
Health Event Calendar
See what's new on the site
Step-by-step Tutorials
How to use DailyStrength
We're on Facebook
Check out our page
Follow us on Twitter
Read our tweets
Get Cool DS Stuff!!!!!
Shirts, Hats, Baby Wear
(also known as Phenytoin)
Phenytoin sodium (marketed as Dilantin® in the USA and as Epanutin® in the UK, by Parke-Davis, now part of Pfizer) is a commonly used antiepileptic. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1953 for use in seizures. Phenytoin acts to damp the unwanted, runaway brain activity seen in seizure by reducing ... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Epilepsy & Seizures
624
66%
Brain Injury
13
85%
Trigeminal Neuralgia
5
80%
Anxiety
3
100%
Brain / CNS Tumors
2
100%
Overall, 68% (669 Members) find Dilantin helpful
Advertisement

Dilantin Reviews

Show: for
Working / Worked
i still have seizures but they are not as bad as they use to be.i can go maybe 3 weeks without getting sick.
Working / Worked
it works okay.100mg. 4x a day.
Working / Worked
grosser
Working / Worked
high blood pressureweighgt gain took it for 50 yearsit did control siezures but had to take high doses of it genericdialantin is useless
Working / Worked
ive only had 2 break thru's
Working / Worked
I have been on a few different ones and this one seems to work best. Levels can be hard to keep but no huge complaints.
Working / Worked
I was on it for years and it never stopped my seizures completely,and eventually stopped working at all.
Working / Worked
Made me feel drunk
Working / Worked
so far so good
Working / Worked
on it now
Showing 51 - 60 of 627 Reviews
Previous | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 | Next
 

Discussions

  1. Discussion: Dilantin and Phenytolin
    Hi! It's been a long time since I've taken Dilantin or Phenytoin. But this could be the reason it didn't work for me. The insurance I had at the ti... [More]
  2. Discussion: Dilantin and Phenytolin
    Has anyone had a problem taking name brand Dilantin and generic Phenytoin? I have had this problem for years and my neurologist at the time told me to... [More]
  3. Discussion: 87 yr old mom and Dilantin and triliptal
    My Ma was on Dilantin for 14 days, 300mg at night,she had a mental status change thinking I wanted to kill her, this happened 2 times and each time th... [More]
  4. Discussion: Bell's palsy and MS
    My neuro DID try me on other anti-seizer meds the FIRST time I had this horrible embarrassing eye twitch and mouth smirk. I first tried carbamazepine ... [More]
  5. Discussion: Bells Palsy vs. MS
    I have had what looks like BP about 4 times now because of MS. What I've had is just a Hemi Facial Spasm episode. When I first started having it was ... [More]