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    Phenytoin neuropathy: structural changes in the sural nerve. … These data
    indicate that long-term phenytoin administration can cause a reversible
    neuropathy …In some people, these medications may cause nerve damage that results in a
    loss of sensation or … It can take several months for peripheral neuropathy to
    completely heal after discontinuing these … Anticonvulsants: Phenytoin (Dilantin
    ®)SUMMARY Previous studies of phenytoin neuropathy in selected groups of
    chronic epileptic patients on … to high serum levels ofphenytoin may cause an.Phenytoin can cause the platelet or white blood cell counts to drop, …. Peripheral
    neuropathy is a problem with the functioning of the nerves outside of the spinal …Oct 6, 2010 Neuropathy — People taking Dilantin for many years also can develop sensory
    peripheral polyneuropathy, or nerve damage, which can cause …1 Answer – Posted in: dilantin, seizures, peripheral neuropathy, epilepsy – Answer
    : Neruopathy can be caused by many things. If you were …Learn about the potential side effects of Dilantin (phenytoin). … Along with its
    needed effects, phenytoin (the active ingredient contained in Dilantin) may cause
    some … Some side effects of phenytoin may occur that usually do not need
    medical … sensory peripheral polyneuropathy (in patients receiving long-term
    therapy) …May 16, 2012 We identified no good quality studies of phenytoin used in this situation. When
    used to treat epilepsy, phenytoin can cause potentially …Dilantin (phenytoin) is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant, used
    to … and the fetus, do not stop taking this medication unless directed by your
    doctor. … (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling
    . … A predominantly sensory peripheral polyneuropathy has been observed in …Sep 8, 2016 Nerve damage (neuropathy) can be caused by many conditions, … (Carbatrol,
    Tegretol); Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal); Phenytoin (Dilantin) …Extremely Acute Phenytoin-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy … However, she was
    alert and did not … mechanism causing the acute form may be different from.Sep 21, 2011 I too am having the neuropathy from the long time use of dilantin. …. fine but the
    antibodies can block the folate receptor and cause low levels of …Feb 23, 2017 Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Neuropathy secondary to drugs
    . … Carbamazepine; Phenytoin; Phenobarbital … Other drugs and substances
    that may cause neuropathy include: …. Links to other sites are provided for
    information only — they do not constitute endorsements of those other …Reversible Subacute Peripheral Neuropathy Induced by Phenytoin … Meienberg
    O: Acute polyneuropathy caused by diphenylhydantoin intoxication . Dtsch Med …Peripheral neuropathy can cause numbness, tingling, burning and …. such as
    carbamazepine (Tegretol) and phenytoin (Dilantin), are often used to treat nerve
     …May 15, 2013 Doctors have mentioned it could be neuropathy due to long term drug … Staying
    on the same medication for a long time can lead to worse side …There are side effects to any drug, what are the medications that cause the pain
    of nerve damage. … They might not even be the main cause of neuropathy, but
    also taking them for other reasons can increase … Phenytoin (Dilantin®).Jan 26, 2016 Scientists have found that the anti-convulsant drug phenytoin protected neural …
    Optic neuritis is a symptom of MS which causes the nerves carrying … Epilepsy
    drug could lead to new treatment that protects nerve damage in MS … There are
    currently no treatments that can directly protect the nerves from …Oct 4, 2012 Drug-induced peripheral neuropathy is almost always due to a dose-dependent
    primary axonal degeneration caused either by toxic reactions …In neuropathy and neuropathic pain patients can be suffering much from burning
    feet. … There are many, many causes for burning feet besides diabetes, as there
    are … with a drug often prescribed if treating painfull neuropathy: phenytoin.

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