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From FDA reports: side effects of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg for a Female patient aged 61

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On Jul, 24, 2014: 29,110 people who reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg are studied

Trend of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3253929)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 61

Gender: female

Conditions: Epilepsy

Drugs taking:
- Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg: used for 1 - 6 months

Side effects have: Product Taste Abnormal, Product Substitution Issue, Capsule Issue

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 61 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Taste Abnormal2 (0.09%)
Product Substitution Issue6 (0.28%)
Capsule Issue2 (0.09%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 61 (±5) in the use of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)544
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)491
Headache (pain in head)376
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)372
Asthenia (weakness)360
Dizziness313
Fall292
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)271
Depression230
Confusional State214

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 61 (±5) in long term use of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)16
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)12
Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)9
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)9
Thermal Burn (burn by heat)8
Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)8
Weight Decreased6
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)6
Hypersensitivity6
Lip Swelling6

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Product Taste Abnormal16 (0.05%)
Product Substitution Issue182 (0.63%)
Capsule Issue4 (0.01%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)8,942
Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)4,480
Pyrexia (fever)3,936
Fall2,874
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)2,671
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)2,646
Drug Ineffective2,556
Dizziness2,423
Headache (pain in head)2,258
Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)2,074

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Phenytoin Ex Cap 100 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)212
Fall120
Dizziness89
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)81
Arthralgia (joint pain)78
Depression65
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)60
Drug Ineffective56
Insomnia (sleeplessness)56
Confusional State52

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