Review: could Dilantin cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Seizures.
We study 366 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 960 Dilantin users)
Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,178 Dizziness patients)
On Jan, 30, 2015: 366 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 16 people (4.37%) have Dizziness.
Time on Dilantin when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Dilantin * :
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Dilantin * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Dilantin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Seizures (7 people, 43.75%)
- Dementia (2 people, 12.50%)
- Seizure (2 people, 12.50%)
- Dizziness (2 people, 12.50%)
- Seizure disorder (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (2 people, 12.50%)
- Namenda (2 people, 12.50%)
- Zoloft (2 people, 12.50%)
- Dilantin extended release (2 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi had a panic attack last fall.. Been on 50 mg sertraline Split my dosage 25mg at 6 am then the other 25 at 10 am.. Headaches have not been as bad but still a little lightheaded is this normal?
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I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.
Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted
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