Phenytoin is a treatment already licensed for epilepsy. It is currently being tested as a treatment for optic neuritis and a phase 2 clinical trial has been completed. I'm new to this forum, so happy to find it. I've been on Dilantin since I was 25, am now 59.
I've been having numbness, burning sensations in. A range of common symptoms in MS affect a person's ability to move and stay Tegretol (carbamazepine), Dilantin (phenytoin), Lyrica (pregabalin), Gabitril. Phenytoin is one of a group of hydantoin anticonvulsants that are used most commonly in the management of seizures in epilepsy. It is used in MS to manage.
Status for MS: Results from a Phase II trial for optic Dilantin was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on 6 January 1953. (13). The seizure drug phenytoin may improve degenerative eye disease in patients with multiple sclerosis, researchers reported. In a small phase II. Phenytoin, one of the oldest and most commonly prescribed epilepsy drugs, reduces damage from a complication of multiple sclerosis.
The authors say this is proof of concept that phenytoin and other drugs acting as sodium channel blockers are neuroprotective in MS. Old 06-09-2003, 11:38 AM. mainecoon.
Junior Member. Join Date: Jun 2003. Posts: 12. mainecoon HB User. Post Long term Dilantin use and MS symptoms. Is Dilantin voltaren tabletten gegen ischiasschmerzen for MS? can Dilantin cause MS? Dilantin is mentioned in 124 posts about MS.