Review: could Dilantin cause Fainting?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 259 people who take Dilantin. Among them, 2 have Fainting. See who they are, when they have Fainting and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dilantin (latest outcomes from 937 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Dilantin include dizziness aggravated, dizziness, fatigue, headache, memory loss.
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 308,703 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 259 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 2 people (0.77%) have Fainting. They amount to 0.00% of all the 308,703 people who have Fainting.
Time on Dilantin when people have Fainting * :
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Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :
Age of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :
Severity of Fainting when taking Dilantin ** :
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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.
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HenryFL on Jan, 28, 2014:
Male 51 . I took Mucinex before a flight. I had my blood pressure medication several hours before. My pressure is not too high-high normal. I fainted while eating at a terminal restaurant. Paramedics concluded it my cold,high pressure,dehydration and the mucinex were the cause.
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