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Dilantin

Dilantin

I took Dilantin for a few years as a child. I'm not sure why my doctor switched me from Dilantin to Tegretol, but I'm assuming it's because I broke through on it. I really liked it, but I suppose what I'm on now is best for controlling my seizures.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have sensitive gums, too, but I don't recall if Dilantin irritated them

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I took alkinds of med and seen alkinds of Doctors But after switching drs so much my familey dr sent me to a Neurolgy dr that just deals with epilepsy. Dr Barkley put me on XR Brand Tegretol and Brand Lamictol since taking theses I am sz free, later found out hes on the board and is highly Rated

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Since then, I've been on numerous forms of Tegretol,, Tranxene for a short time, and currently, Leviteracetam(Keppra, in addition to Tegretol). Chelsey, what does VNS stand for?

posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Oh my gosh it did a lot of bad stuff to me it was unbelievable an painful an now I'm on 4 different seizure medications which finally I'm getting off of one which would be Felbatol then soon I have to get my chest cut open. To get a new VNS put in. Including he wants to do another brain surgery on me an I said hell no to it because I already had brain surgery have my whole right temporal lobe removed.

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes i really do have sensitive gums they were killing me where at the point i could not close my mouth or barley eat i would have a hard time eating because of how huge my gums were >:

posted over 5 years ago
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