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What are the side effects of Phenytek?

Phenytek (phenytoin) can cause many different side effects. For some people, taking Phenytek raises blood sugar. If you have diabetes and notice a change in your blood sugar, call your doctor. Phenytek may also make you feel depressed and have thoughts of suicide. Be aware of this and seek help immediately if you notice any symptoms. In addition, if you have any of these symptoms, call your doctor at once: blisters, excessive tiredness, fever, flu-like symptoms, hives, joint pain, loss of appetite, pain in upper right stomach area, rash, swollen glands, unusual bruising or bleeding, or yellowing of skin or eyes. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or don't go away: abnormal body or facial movements, coarsening of facial features, confusion, constipation, dizziness, enlargement of lips, headache, loss of coordination, nausea, pain or curving of the penis, sleep problems such as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, slowed thinking, slurred speech, swollen, tender, or bleeding gums, uncontrollable eye movements, unwanted hair growth, or vomiting.

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