Review: could Dilantin cause Fainting?
We study 356 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, when they have Fainting and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Dilantin and have Fainting >>>
Dilantin (latest outcomes from 949 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 318,591 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jun, 25, 2014: 356 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 2 people (0.56%) have Fainting. They amount to 0.00% of all the 318,482 people who have Fainting on eHealthMe.
Time on Dilantin when people have Fainting * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :
Age of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :
Severity of Fainting when taking Dilantin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fainting ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
- Seizures (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium (2 people, 100.00%)
- Prilosec (2 people, 100.00%)
- Coumadin (2 people, 100.00%)
- Plavix (2 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (2 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 days ago):
I have had crohns disease since 1990 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago. I have osteoarthritis, fibromyalga, hypothyroid since 1980. I just recently started experiencing lightheadedness, dizziness, headaches,feeling faint and feeling as if i was going to be sick to my stomach all at the same time about 2 weeks ago. I am under a little stress, my cousin just passed away. I am also on 30 mg's of prednisone and have been since the end of April 2014
From this study (1 week ago):
Heart rate increases worse during activity and syncope occurs more frequently during activity too but doesn't always occur during activity
From this study (2 weeks ago):
see spots out of eyes, blurred vision
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Dilantin, Fainting
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Trying to figure out my diagnosis . no doctor can figure it out
I have been having these fainting spells since I was 12 .. It starts with lower abdominal pain followed by feeling light headed then I black out and my body shakes kind of like a seizure but last a few seconds then I come to ..then I feel nausea and also I have chills
- Understanding and living with cancer
After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could no ...
- I fainted on oxaprozin
I've fainted before (trypanophobia, you know) but never out of the blue before. It was so unexpected I didn't even know what happened until I nearly hit the ground, but this was very different from any fainting I've done before. I felt numb afterwards and couldn't think straight. I felt okay after a ...
More reviews for: Dilantin, Fainting
On eHealthMe, Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Dilantin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Dilantin used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.