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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dilantin Kapseal oral.

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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
9/20/2008 3:37:33 PM

Reviewer: Luke, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began having seizures at 24 with no "reason." Dilantin has been my primary anti-seizure med for 9 years now and I only have seizures when I take the generic version or skip multiple doses. I also have problems sleeping and memory issues, I still can not drive, but have ahd 2 healthy sons and am living a "regular" life.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
9/7/2008 11:13:04 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has kept my husband seizure free for 6 1/2 years so far but we found out that the generic drug to this does not stay in his system for some reason so he has to have name brand only.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
8/30/2008 9:15:12 AM

Reviewer: Kari, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a seizure disorder due to a stroke in 2004. I have been taking 400 mg a day since then. The seizures seem to be under control unless I am under extra stress. I don't know if my short term memory loss is because of the stroke or the meds. I have a lot of joint pain, but all of this is so much better than having the seizures. I am still not allowed to drive. I also have headaches from thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
8/5/2008 10:28:16 PM

Reviewer: Ally, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been taking dilantin for the past 12 yrs. I had always taken the brand name Pfizer and recently my Dr. prescribed another brand that's not Pfizer. Immediately I started to notice that my gums were bleeding excessively at night and I have a hard time sleeping at night. This would never happen to me when I took the brand Pfizer. Has this ever happened to anyone else?

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
3/16/2008 6:41:01 PM

Reviewer: kelli, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have a seizure disorder; not epilepsy. I am 50 years old and have taken this drug since I was 10 years old. I have been seizure free...during a small time frame, I had a few seizures. The dr's. never could figure out why; I only have had seizures when I am in bed asleep; never in the day. I tried to go off of the meds when I wanted to get preg; had more seizures and went back on it and ... Show Full Comment

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