A study for a 28 year old woman who takes Dilantin - from FDA reports


Summary

1,587 females aged 28 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 28 year old female patient who has Seizure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 07, 2017

1,587 females aged 28 (±5) who take Dilantin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Dilantin for a 28-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 28
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Seizure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Dilantin (phenytoin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Sweating - Excessive: 1 (0.06% of females aged 28 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • erythema multiforme
  • convulsion
  • fever
  • rashes
  • lymph follicular hypertrophy
  • drug ineffective
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • leukopenia
1 - 6 months:
  • convulsion
  • erythema multiforme
  • near drowning
  • stress and anxiety
  • hyperammonaemia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • lymph follicular hypertrophy
  • impaired work ability
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • erythema multiforme
  • weakness
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • drug screen false positive
  • sinus arrhythmia
  • acute kidney failure
  • ankle fracture
  • skin infection
  • bleeding disorders
  • oedema
1 - 2 years:
  • chest pressure sensation
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone decreased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase nos increased
  • blood albumin decreased
  • memory loss
  • heart rate increased
  • insomnia
  • pre-eclampsia
  • haemoglobin decreased
2 - 5 years:
  • convulsion
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pain
  • hemiparesis
  • feeling abnormal
  • confusional state
  • haemorrhagic transformation stroke
  • transverse sinus thrombosis
5 - 10 years:
  • near drowning
  • hyperammonaemia
  • liver disorder
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  • stomatitis
  • mouth ulcers
  • injury
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • diplopia
10+ years:
  • sinusitis
  • bronchitis
  • fatigue
  • weakness
  • drowsiness
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • depression
  • gait disturbance
  • drop attacks
  • lyme disease
not specified:
  • convulsion
  • drug ineffective
  • fever
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • grand mal convulsion
  • headache
  • nausea and vomiting
  • status epilepticus
  • erythema multiforme

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (259 people, 16.32%)
  • Grand Mal Convulsion (52 people, 3.28%)
  • Birth Control (45 people, 2.84%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (43 people, 2.71%)
  • Depression (42 people, 2.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (136 people, 8.57%)
  • Tegretol (99 people, 6.24%)
  • Lamictal (96 people, 6.05%)
  • Lamotrigine (79 people, 4.98%)
  • Topamax (70 people, 4.41%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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