Dilantin and Edema - from FDA reports


Summary

Edema 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 Zometa, and have Neoplasm malignant . We study 5,002 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 74 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in generalized tonic-clonic seizure. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,134 users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,572 Edema patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

5,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 74 people (1.48%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Edema?

Time on Dilantin when people have Edema *:

  • < 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 Edema when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 93.15 %
  • male: 6.85 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.61 %
  • 40-49: 3.23 %
  • 50-59: 19.35 %
  • 60+: 75.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neoplasm Malignant (39 people, 52.70%)
  • Metastases To Spine (26 people, 35.14%)
  • Calcium Deficiency (26 people, 35.14%)
  • Lung Neoplasm (25 people, 33.78%)
  • Breast Cancer (25 people, 33.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (57 people, 77.03%)
  • Coumadin (42 people, 56.76%)
  • Ambien (41 people, 55.41%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (39 people, 52.70%)
  • Alprazolam (36 people, 48.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Bone Disorder (57 people, 77.03%)
  • Osteoarthritis (56 people, 75.68%)
  • Weakness (49 people, 66.22%)
  • Purulent Discharge (49 people, 66.22%)
  • Primary Sequestrum (49 people, 66.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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