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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/23/2011 10:02:07 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Stopped having seizures at 24 yrs. of age but continued taking the medicine to insure myself of no reoccurence.Forty-five years later still going strong. Keep a check on the dilantin level so as not to let it get low or too high

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/23/2011 3:34:39 PM

Reviewer: Zargonof, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just started to take dilantin. I have been on it for about 4 months. I have been dealing with extreme anger fits. Also a head ache that comes out of nowhere and is worse then any migraine I have ever had. I lose my balance randomly that can result in falling. I have slurred speech that comes and goes along with a slight stagger when I walk that has been described to me like I had been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/19/2011 2:09:04 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/18/2011 11:50:30 PM

Reviewer: 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 been on dilatin since the late '60's. Once a dr. tried to wean me off after going w/out seizure for 10 yrs. and it backfired. There are few side effects.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/17/2011 7:45:13 PM

Reviewer: chefjoez, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i have taken it for 4 years. i experience memory loss, E.D. blurred vision, and hand tremors. I also get blood patches on my arms that come and go. i amcurious how many of these syptoms are related to dilantin

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