Taking epilepsy medicine Epilepsy Action
Would I be safe to start weaning off the medication and stop taking it. I'm 45 had epilepsy since I was 11 treated with phenytoin which kept me pretty much. May 15, 2013. A doctor did suggest me coming off Phenytoin a while ago,but did not say why I should do that. So I stayed on it as like you it controls my. Jan 8, 2015. Phenytoin is used to treat severe burning or stabbing pains in your face where other available treatments are unsuitable and for preventing.
I am on PhenytoinEpanutin and have been taking it for 30 years.
When weaning off of meds, it's possible to have withdrawal. share about withdrawal symptoms especially form dilantin I'd love to hear more. I have been on Primidone and Dilantin for many years. What would happen if I slowly was weaned off my meds, but had a seizure and. My first medication, Dilantin, did an excellent job of controlling my seizures. at a low level, slowly working up while weaning the patient off the former drug.
I have been Seizure-free for 3 years now, and my new neurologist is.
At that time, my neurologist did bloodwork and noted that my dilantin. I'm afraid that getting another seizure now because of weaning off of. Adrenocortical suppression Disease flare can also occur if steroid is not tapered off. Phenytoin Decrease by 20-25% of original dose weekly Seizures Taper.