Epilepsy drugs side effects








Dilantin Uses, Dosage, Side Effects Interactions

6/10/2014
05:49 | Author: Nicholas Clark

Epilepsy drugs side effects
Dilantin Uses, Dosage, Side Effects Interactions

Dilantin (phenytoin) is an anti-epileptic drug used to control seizures. Includes Dilantin side effects, interactions and indications.

Maintenance Dose: 5 to 10 mg/kg/day orally or IV in 2 to 3 divided doses. May repeat up to a loading dose of 15 mg/kg. Greater than 1 year: Loading Dose: 1.25 mg/kg IV every 5 minutes.

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Generic Name: phenytoin (oral) (FEN i toyn) Brand Names: Dilantin, Dilantin Infatabs, Dilantin-125, Phenytek, Dilantin Kapseals, Phenytoin Sodium, Prompt, Di-Phen.

Alcohol use can increase your blood levels of phenytoin and may increase side effects. Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking Dilantin.

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Monitoring side effects of antiepileptic drugs - Veterinary Record - BMJ

4/9/2014
07:58 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy drugs side effects
Monitoring side effects of antiepileptic drugs - Veterinary Record - BMJ

Antiepileptic drugs (AED) are used as the mainstay of treatment for primary seizures and as symptomatic treatment for secondary seizures. There are several.

Please see: Veterinary Record 2014; 175 :301.

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Epilepsy is defined as recurring seizures of neurological origin. The basis for, and … What's this? What's this?. EPILEPTIC seizures are considered to be the most common neurological problem in dogs ( Podell 1996, March 1998 ). There are several effective AEDs for dogs, yet even with optimal use only about 60 to 80 per cent of dogs respond adequay to treatment, as characterised by reduced frequency and duration of seizures, and by having acceptable side effects ( Podell 2013b ). Antiepileptic drugs (AED) are used as the mainstay of treatment for primary seizures and as symptomatic treatment for secondary seizures. Seizures most commonly arise due to primary factors (genetic or idiopathic), but may also be secondary due to either intracranial or structural brain changes (tumour or inflammation) or to extracranial diseases (toxic or metabolic diseases) that secondarily affect the brain.

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