Are there any risks associated with taking Phenytek?

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Taking Phenytek (phenytoin) carries a number of risks. This drug can harm a developing fetus. Phenytek interacts with alcohol so you should avoid alcohol consumption. It can raise your blood sugar, especially if you have diabetes. Phenytek can also cause depression and thoughts of suicide. Some people develop swollen lymph glands in the armpits, neck, or groin while taking this drug. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor before you start taking it.