Review: Dilantin and Isoniazid
Summary: drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Dilantin and Isoniazid together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Dilantin and Isoniazid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Dilantin (latest outcomes from 954 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Isoniazid (latest outcomes from 7,570 users) has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 1 people who take Dilantin, Isoniazid is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Dilantin (phenytoin sodium)
- Isoniazid (isoniazid)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
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|Septic Shock||Septic Shock|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- If a person runs out out of his seizure med dilantin & is unable to get it refilled today, can he take another seizure med, neurotin?
(Asked by a 41 year old woman who has Seizures, and takes Dilantin)
Can my boyfriend take my Neurotin, just for today to prevent seizures, until he gets his Dilantin refill tomorrow?? Or will it be better to just hold out til he gets his refill?
- Can aperson be treated for hep c when they have an avm
(Asked by a 49 year old man who has AVM - Cerebral, Hep C, and takes Extended Phenytoin Sodium, Keppra, Amlodipine Besylate, Lisinopril, Spironolactone)
I just wanted to know if it was safe to receive treatment for hep c while still having a portion of my avm still existing
- Is it safe to take garcinia cambogia when taking dilantin?
(Asked by a 45 year old man who takes Dilantin)
I'm just concern with my Dilantin levels when taking garcinia haven't being able to find concrete info on this .
- How to cure isoniazid c dif colitis
(Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Diarrhea, Colitis, and takes Isoniazid, Probiotics, Pyridoxine (vitamin B6))
Developed c dif colitis 4.5 mos into inh tx also have cvid as well as systemic lupus and ankylosing spondylitis... What can they give me?
- Could isoniazid cause a normal people epilepsy?
(Asked by a 25 year old man who has TB, and takes Isoniazid, Rifampin)
I got TB in 2011，I have took isoniazid and rifampin for 9 months. Last month, I found I became epilepsy.
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- Isoniazid and deafness
(Posted by a 34 year old woman who has Hearing Loss, and takes Isoniazid)
As a young girl I was put on Isoniazid, I didn't put 2 and 2 together but after taking the inh I started loosing my hearing to the point I'm completely deaf in my left ear. I have found a few people having report that they lost their hearing also. I'm just curious as to about how many people have ha ...
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(Posted by a 42 year old woman who has Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Brain Damage, Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome, Encephalopathy, Partial (focal) Seizure, and takes Dilantin, Keppra, Lamictal, Lorazepam, Seroquel, Slow-k, Miralax, Lovenox, Ondansetron, Ibuprofen, Sennosides, Folic Acid, Hycodan)
After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a severe reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could n ...
- Isoniazid: the downside continued
(Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Fatigue, Dizziness (excl Vertigo), Nausea, Impaired Healing, Liver Pain, Diarrhea, Hair Thinning, Liver Pain, Skin Atrophy, and takes Isoniazid)
I also have extreme fatigue. I can sleep 8 hours and then take a 4 hour nap. I have dizziness which seems to be increasing in the last few weeks. I have nausea on and off. I have diarrhea in the morning 45 minutes after taking it. Then I am mostly constipated for the rest of the day. It seems ...
- Isoniazid--the downside
(Posted by a 62 year old woman who has Mental Status Changes, and takes Isoniazid)
Started taking Isonizaid approximately June 10. I am having fairly severe memory loss. I am having mental confusion. I am having depression. I have weight gain. I have liver pain, but it has lessened in the last month though it was severe in the first 3 months. I have digestive issues such as ...
- Dilantin and interactions
(Posted by a 66 year old woman who has Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Arrhythmia, Epilepsy, Hypothyroid, and takes Vitamin D, Magnesium, Coreg, Dilantin, Synthroid)
I've taken Dilantin for over 40 years..seizure free for over 30 years..became hypothyroid 10 years ago..B12 deficient approximately 3 years ago and have had a benign arrhythmia for over 30 years. I take magnesium because it seems to hep the arrhythmia and vitamin d because mine is low normal.
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) is often used to treat epilepsy. Isoniazid (isoniazid) is often used to treat tuberculosis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Dilantin is used in:
- Isoniazid is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Dilantin alternatives:
- Isoniazid alternatives:
Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):
- A study of side effects of Isoniazid for a patient with Tuberculosis Test Positive. The patient has Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
Comments: Got ulcerative colitis after taking isoniazid
- A study of side effects of Dilantin for a patient with Viibryd. The patient has Have Not Taked Viibrdy With Dilantin Yet
Comments: can these two drugs cause a reaction against each other and cause sezures
- A study of drug interactions between Dilantin, Carbatrol, Keppra Xr for a patient with Temporal Lobe Seizure, Seizure. The patient has Face Numness
Comments: Have been on these drugs for years.still have seizures,last 30 days had them for a week,last two days face droop,face numness,taste problems,talking problems,walking problems,these come and go.ct came back normal blood work came back normal,b/p has been going up pass two months.Doctors think i'm cra ...
- A study of side effects of Extended Phenytoin Sodium for a patient with Epilepsy. The patient has Night Sweats (sweating in night)
Comments: Through blood test, medicinal levels are good, taking 500mg per day. Also, shown to have diminished liver function
- A study of side effects of Isoniazid for a patient with Tuberculosis Test Positive. The patient has Possible A-fib If I Exhaust Myself That Requires To Be Converted Back To Sinus Rhythm., Palpitations Aggravated (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing), Pvc (premature Ventricular Contraction) (heartbeats that occur earlier than they should)
Comments: I have been taking Isoniazid for 6 months now and I have 3 more months to go. After a month 1 1/2 of taking this medication I began to have alot of palpitations and then to PVCs. I have been diagnosed with Paroxysmal A-Fib since 2000 but it is Sinus. I recently stopped the Flecainide because I thoug ...
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