Review: could Dilantin cause Edema?
We study 356 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
Dilantin (latest outcomes from 949 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 181,203 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Jul, 17, 2014: No report is found.
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I started by taking 25 my of Lamictal , 1@ night for a week, then 2 nights ago I went up to 50 my and the next evening I noticed my legs felt heavy and feet felt tight and then saw that they were swollen. I have been elevating At night. please help me
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I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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