Young adults with disabilities may have an even greater problem with dietary calcium as a result of swallowing problems, digestive disorders, and concurrent use of medications such as phenobarbital and dilantin
(for seizures) that interfere with the body's ability to absorb calcium.
She developed 3 episodes of convulsions that were satisfactorily controlled with dilantin
I wouldn't dream of handing a patient a card that says, "Needs to be started on (Actos/Coreg/amiodarone/ whatever)," so am always surprised when they bring a note saying, "Please start Dilantin
, I think he has seizures.
Mainstay medications for seizures have been around since the 1920's, with the advent of Phenobarbital and then later with Dilantin
(phenytoin) in the 1930's.
He has a known history of seizures but forgot to take his Dilantin
for the past five days.
Other key drugs include older generation AEDs such as Pfizer's Dilantin
, Abbott's Depakote, and Novartis' Tegretol and Trileptal which still have significant usage due to their longevity in the market.
Other key drugs include older generation AEDs such as Pfizers Dilantin
, Abbotts Depakote, and Novartis Tegretol and Trileptal which still have significant usage due to their longevity in the market.
The timing of his afternoon feed is critical, as his Dilantin
cannot be given within an hour of his feed starting or finishing.
Her boyfriend had witnessed the seizures and told the medical providers that she had not been taking her Dilantin
or Keppa for the condition responsible for her seizures.
These include Dilantin
(used for seizures), steroid medications such as prednisone used to reduce inflammation or treat asthma, and Questran (cholestyramine), a cholesterol-lowering medication.
He prescribed Dilantin
, a drug used to control convulsions.
For example, administration tips were designed into the software to alert nurses that Dilantin
IV should be administered slowly.
Tests such as "protimes and therapeutic drug levels for drugs such as Vancomycin, Gentamycin, Dilantin
, and Digoxin, must be performed quickly with the results returned to the physician within the same day," he pointed out.
The drug I'm on because of the brain job, Dilantin
, means you can't take cocaine anymore, which is fine for me.
He alleged that Mary McKenzie, a Registered Nurse at the facility, tried to kill him with an overdose of Dilantin