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Review: could Dilantin cause Edema (Swelling)?
We study 357 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 950 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 181,859 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Sep, 17, 2014: No report is found
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From this study (4 days ago):
Ankles started swelling really bad in late march. Secretary..tried walkin more..no help..cut down on salt etc...no help...fell and sprained ankle march 7..did not go to dr...kept walking...new better...the sprain was manageable after week or so....then crap swelling !....help...dr gave torsamide which controls somewhat...I hate medicine and he did no tests..just looked....yes I snore...had rheumatic fever 2 times..age 11and 15...no problems at all until fall, thanks!
Devin1123 on Aug, 29, 2014:
I've recently been diagnosed with edema also. I'm a 40yr old man and I've tried everything you have too and have had no luck. One thing that has helped a lot I've noticed is a magnesium supplement. Try buying magnesium oxide or something similar. Take anywhere from 200-500mg's a day. You'll notice a difference. I'm still trying to find the cause of the edema. They tested my heart, liver, and kidneys and found nothing. Probably weight since I'm heavy. If you find anything else useful, I would love to hear it. Goodluck. ~Devin~
From this study (2 months ago):
My right nipple is lower than my left and i feel a circular lump below the areola ...no pain or tenderness
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