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Can taking Phenytek increase the risk of suicidal thoughts?

Taking Phenytek (phenytoin) may cause thoughts of self-harm or suicide. These changes in your behavior can happen within a week of taking the medication. Make sure your friends and family recognize and report any such changes to your doctor immediately. Talk with your doctor about these risks before you take Phenytek.

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