Review: taking Phenytoin sodium and Pamelor together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Phenytoin sodium and Pamelor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Phenytoin sodium and Pamelor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 150 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Phenytoin Sodium

Phenytoin sodium has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in convulsion. (latest outcomes from Phenytoin sodium 3,680 users)

Pamelor

Pamelor has active ingredients of nortriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Pamelor 2,369 users)

On Aug, 28, 2016

150 people who take Phenytoin Sodium, Pamelor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Phenytoin sodium and Pamelor drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Phenytoin Sodium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Pamelor:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Phenytoin Sodium:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Pamelor:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Phenytoin Sodium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Pamelor:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anticonvulsant drug level below therapeutic
  • blood creatinine increased
  • eosinophils urine present
  • nephritis interstitial
  • pain in extremity
  • rash macular
  • rash pruritic
  • renal injury
1 - 2 years:
  • chest wall pain
  • hair loss
  • impaired memory
  • light sensitivity
  • migraine
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • stomach pain
  • tiredness
2 - 5 years:
  • head injury
  • impaired memory
  • light sensitivity
  • chest wall pain
  • decubitus ulcer
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • gun shot wound
  • hair loss
10+ years:
  • drug level increased
  • fall
  • scapula fracture
not specified:
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • drug ineffective
  • hereditary angioedema
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pancreatitis
  • loss of consciousness
  • transaminases increased
  • blood glucose increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • urinary tract infection
  • hereditary angioedema
  • pancreatitis
  • transaminases increased
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnoea
  • balance disorder
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • pain in extremity
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • tremor
  • constipation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • chest wall pain
  • hair loss
  • impaired memory
  • light sensitivity
  • migraine
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • stomach pain
  • tiredness
  • gingival swelling
  • swollen tongue
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • akathisia
  • anxiety
  • complex partial seizures
  • confusion
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diabetes mellitus aggravated
40-49:
  • hereditary angioedema
  • urinary tract infection
  • pancreatitis
  • transaminases increased
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • depression
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
50-59:
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • balance disorder
  • blindness
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnoea
  • thyroid cyst
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • head injury
  • cough
  • drug ineffective
  • pneumonia
  • rales
  • respiratory disorder
  • wheezing
  • asthenia
  • depression
  • abasia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Phenytoin sodium (phenytoin sodium) is often used to treat convulsion. Pamelor (nortriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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