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Dilantin Levels



My husband takes 500mg Dilantin daily and was told to take 100mg in the morning and 400mg at night - is this the usual way to take it


Dilantin is an extended release medication and can be given once a day. However, your husband's treating physician may have good reason for giving it twice a day. Please do not change the dose of medication unless you talk to the treating provider.

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David M Ficker, MD David M Ficker, MD
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati