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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
5/9/2010 4:09:12 PM

Reviewer: hulse27, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking Dilantin for 17 years and have had dozens of seizures yet! I started at 300mgs a day up to 600mgs a day and have felt nothing,but dizziness,anger and major depression. The depression come in the morning, as soon as awake which turns to anger mixed with depression and I start having delusions about "Equaling the OD's", (using any means necessary) and they all seem t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
5/7/2010 12:42:31 AM

Reviewer: Sandilou68, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my mom has been taking this since 1980's. she now has non-hodgkins lymphoma at the age of 68. i do dilatian is the reason for her illness now.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
4/22/2010 6:43:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 60 years old and have had 10 grand mal seizures since the age of 22. I've been suspicious that the side effects have very definatly affected my quality of life. Lack of concentration have bothered me for a long time as well as the usual swelling of gums. In all that time I have considered something else, but what? Last weekend I was involved in a minor car wreck and was charged with a DU ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
4/22/2010 3:32:37 PM

Reviewer: WorriedOne, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on the medicine since I was 18 and I am now 29. It helps alot, BUT, after my dental visit I was told that it could cause a GUM DISEASE in my mouth and I could lose my teeth. This is the Saddest thing I have ever experience.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
3/15/2010 8:51:03 PM

Reviewer: DeAna, 25-34 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 started having seizure when I was 14. No One knows why nothing tramatic happened, just started having them. I've been taking Dilantin for 19 yrs now & have no problems, A break through ever once in awhile if I'm stressed out or haven't gotten enough sleep. The only time I have a problem is if the insurance company say genric, then I just find a way to pay for it my self. This has ... Show Full Comment

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