Could Dilantin cause Dizziness - from FDA reports


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Seizures . We study 1,691 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 68 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in seizures. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,125 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,670 Dizziness patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

1,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 68 people (4.02%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Dizziness?

Time on Dilantin when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 59.38 %
  • male: 40.62 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.22 %
  • 10-19: 4.44 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 15.56 %
  • 50-59: 17.78 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (14 people, 20.59%)
  • Vimpat (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Lamictal (9 people, 13.24%)
  • Synthroid (5 people, 7.35%)
  • Vitamin D (4 people, 5.88%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Seizures (31 people, 45.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 7.35%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 7.35%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (4 people, 5.88%)
  • Depression (4 people, 5.88%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Seizures (23 people, 33.82%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 20.59%)
  • Headache (14 people, 20.59%)
  • Tremor (12 people, 17.65%)
  • Fatigue (12 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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