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Trick of the Trade: Rapid Oral Phenytoin Loading in the ED by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor . He describes a history of seizure disorder and is prescribed phenytoin, but recently ran out. A level is sent... is made to 'load' him with phenytoin 1 gm and discharge him with a prescription to resume phenytoin. An IV was not...
Dizziness is a common side effect of dialantin along with headache, mild nervousness, nausea, trouble sleeping and vomiting.  
DPH and CMS help out by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional While we are justly proud of many of our quality and safety initiatives at BIDMC, we have to acknowledge that we still fall short in a number of ways. The memo below, distributed to our staff yesterday, contains an example.
Safely Buying Prescription Drugs Online by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Guest Post by Carmen A. Catizone, MS, RPh, DPh These days, buying prescription drugs from the Internet is easy, but finding a safe source for those medicines is not. The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers ea
Plaque, Plaque, and... More Plaque Reversal by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy of periodontium observed at the same time. PMID: 2150274 Phenytoin is a drug that increases the liver... taking Phenytoin can be at risk not only for osteoporosis but also gum disease (and heart disease...
Caution for Asians on epilepsy drug by Marie L. Patient Expert , be very very careful about using the drugs phenytoin and fosphenytoin. From the 07 alert.... ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Phenytoin and Fosphenytoin Information FDA ALERT [11/24/2008] - FDA is investigating new preliminary data...
Is the nurse incompetent? by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional (EMR) for phenytoin, 800 mg IV. The drug-dispensing machines stocked phenytoin in 250 mg/1 mL vials... had taken 32 vials out of 3 different pharmacy dispensing machines to accumulate 8 g of IV phenytoin...
Treating Epilepsy: From Drug Therapy to Surgery by EpilepsyTeam .. used treatments, thereare probably three. Dilantin, or phenytoin, carbamazepine or Tegretol,and one of the older.... HERMAN, MD: The first one I said, Dilantin is the medication,the trade name, and the phenytoin...
FDA Warning on Weight Loss Products – 2nd Notice by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Power – sibutramine, phenytoin 7.   5x Imelda Perfect Slimming - sibutramine 8.   7 Day Herbal Slim... Slimming - sibutramine 21.   Cosmo Slim - sibutramine 22.   Extrim Plus – sibutramine, phenytoin 23...
Another option for trigeminal neuralgia by Dr. Alexander Mauskop Medical Doctor ), oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), phenytoin (Dilantin), and a muscle relaxant, baclofen (Lioresal).  A recent report..., phenytoin, and baclofen are available in a generic form, which makes them much less expensive...

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