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What should I avoid while taking phenytoin?

When taking phenytoin, you should avoid taking medications that interact with the drug. Some of these medications include antacids, blood thinners, oral steroids, sulfa antibiotics, and salicylate pain relievers. It is important for you to avoid drinking alcohol and do not take this medication more often than prescribed. Let your doctor know about any medications, supplements, and vitamins you're taking, before you begin to take phenytoin.

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