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How can I tell if I have taken too much phenytoin?

You may have taken too much phenytoin if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • nausea
  • slurred speech
  • uncontrollable eye movements
  • vomiting
  • loss of coordination
  • uncontrollable shaking
  • inability to understand reality

Call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms.

If you lose consciousness, a friend or family member needs to call 911:


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