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Review: could Dilantin cause Death of sibling (Death)?

Summary: Death of sibling is reported only by a few people who take Dilantin.

We study 368 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Death of sibling. Find out below who they are, when they have Death of sibling and more.

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Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 962 Dilantin users)

Death of sibling

Death of sibling has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 177,493 Death of sibling patients)

On Apr, 11, 2015: 368 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 2 people (0.54%) have Death Of Sibling.

Trend of Death of sibling in Dilantin reports

Time on Dilantin when people have Death of sibling * :


Gender of people who have Death of sibling when taking Dilantin * :

Death of sibling50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Death of sibling when taking Dilantin * :

Death of sibling0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Cough (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Localised infection (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atenolol (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Coumadin (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Dilantin extended release (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Magnesium chloride (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Albuterol sulfate (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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