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Dilantin (phenytoin) - rxlist.com
Antiepileptic drug phenytoin as a mood stabilizer? - Science Daily,
3/29/10 - "chronic phenytoin administration
modulates the expression of genes involved in mood regulation and genes that
are targets of established mood stabilizers"
Epilepsy Drug Dilantin May Speed Bone Loss - WebMD, 4/29/08
Generic Epilepsy Drugs Not the Same - WebMD, 10/25/04
- Vitamin D Deficiency Masquerading as Pseudohypoparathyroidism Type 2 - Journal of The Association of Physicians of India, 6/03 -
"Phenytoin and phenobarbitone are well known to cause
vitamin D deficiency by decreasing intestinal absorption and increasing metabolism of 25 (OH) D in liver ... vitamin D deficiency can mimic PHP-II and therefore before considering this rare diagnosis vitamin D
deficiency must be excluded"
Newer Anticonvulsants Seem Well Tolerated, but Carry Other Risks - Clinical Psychiatry News, 2/03
Losartan Does Not Alter Phenytoin's Pharmacokinetics - Doctor's Guide, 10/4/02
- Generic Drugs Just as Safe, Effective as Brand-Names - WebMD, 8/28/01