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    Fetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome Conditions

    For those taking the combination of valproate, carbamazepine and phenytoin, the risk can be as high as 50 out of 100. There is also evidence that taking a larger dose of antiepileptic medi...

    Anticonvulsants used for Generalised Seizures Professional

    If there are absence or myoclonic seizures, or if JME is suspected, do not offer carbamazepine, gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, pregabalin, tiagabine or vigabatrin. Absence seiz...

    Fetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome Professional

    Congenital heart disorders : particularly with phenytoin, phenobarbital and sodium valproate. Orofacial clefts : particularly phenytoin, carbamazepine and phenobarbital. , phe...

    Status Epilepticus Management Professional

    If seizures continue, administer IV phenobarbital or phenytoin as second-line treatment. Fosphenytoin (a prodrug of phenytoin) can be given more rapidly and, when given intravenously...

    Emergency Contraception Conditions

    This includes: Medicines for epilepsy - for example, phenytoin and carbamazepine . Two antibiotics called rifampicin and rifabutin (other antibiotics do not have an effect)....

    Drug Allergy Professional

    Typical drugs are corticosteroids, halogens, haloperidol, hormones, isoniazid, lithium, phenytoin and trazodone: The halogens are usually bromide or iodide. The hormones may be anabo...

    Epilepsy and Planning Pregnancy Conditions

    The same studies show that the following anti-epilepsy medicines are associated with a small increased risk of having a baby with a birth defect: Phenobarbital Phenytoin Sodi...

    Vitamin D Deficiency (Osteomalacia, Rickets) Conditions

    Examples include: carbamazepine , phenytoin , primidone , barbiturates and some anti-HIV medicines . Not enough dietary vitamin D Vitamin D deficiency is more likely to occur in ...

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    H2 Blockers Conditions

    In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking the blood-thinning medicine warfarin or a medicine for epilepsy, called phenytoin (Epanutin®). You should also tell your doctor if you t...

    Proton Pump Inhibitors Conditions

    In particular: tell your doctor if you are taking the blood-thinning medicine warfarin, or a medicine for epilepsy, called phenytoin (Epanutin®), or medicines called digoxin, methotrexat...

    Oral Bronchodilators Conditions

    In addition, some medicines such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, or rifampicin decrease the amount of theophylline in your blood. If you start taking a medicine that can interfere with the am...

    Progestogen-only Contraceptive Pill (POP) Conditions

    For example, carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, eslicarbazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone, and topiramate. Some of these pills are used for other problems - for example, migraine or pai...

    Cerebellar Disorders Professional

    Drugs: barbiturates, phenytoin, piperazine, antineoplastic drugs, deferiprone. [ 4 ] Drug overdose - eg, accidental temazepam overdose in children.

    Hiccups Professional

    Metoclopramide may be successful, particularly if the hiccups are due to gastric stasis or distension. Phenytoin, sodium valproate, carbamazepine and, more recently, gabapentin have all been ...

    Erythrodermic Psoriasis Professional

    Drug eruption  - eg, allopurinol, gold, isoniazid, phenytoin, sulfonamides, sulfonylureas. Pityriasis rubra pilaris. Ichthyosiform erythroderma.

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) Conditions

    Other medicines may interfere with the action of levothyroxine - for example, carbamazepine, iron tablets, phenytoin, and rifampicin. If you start any of these medicines, or change the dose, ...

    Cleft Lip and Palate Conditions

    There is a known risk in taking certain types of medicines during pregnancy - for example, phenytoin , isotretinoin , sodium valproate , benzodiazepines and steroid tablets . Smokin...

    Hyponatraemia Conditions

    Patients having fits (seizures) will need medications to help with this, and medications such as benzodiazepines (for example, diazepam or lorazepam) are used in the short-term before specific anti-se...

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    Paracetamol Poisoning Conditions

    This includes: Those on certain medications, such as rifampicin, phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine and alcohol. Those who are malnourished - for example, through chronic illnes...

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    Anticonvulsants used for Focal Seizures Professional

    Other AEDs that may be considered by the tertiary epilepsy specialist are eslicarbazepine acetate, lacosamide, phenobarbital, phenytoin, pregabalin, tiagabine, vigabatrin and zonisamide. ...

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