28 patient evaluations for Phenytoin

Aug 23, 2012 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleeplessness, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

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May 28, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (immune disorder)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I got sick, I stayed sick, low T-cell count, low white blood cell count. I know very few people have this problem with this medication, but this is far and away the one of the two worst treatments I endured for my epilepsy.

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Dec 30, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anger, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had surgery 8/27/11, and they said it cured me. Started getting all toxic effects from dilantin. It never worked and just makes me sick. If I take with food, it seems to help block it a bit.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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