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Review: could Dilantin cause Fainting?

We study 357 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.

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Dilantin

Dilantin (latest outcomes from 950 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.

Fainting

Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 318,901 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 25, 2014: 357 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 318,877 people who have Fainting on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fainting in Dilantin reports

Time on Dilantin when people have Fainting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fainting0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :

FemaleMale
Fainting0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fainting0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%

Severity of Fainting when taking Dilantin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fainting0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fainting ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Seizures (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Calcium (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Prilosec (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Coumadin (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Plavix (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Aspirin (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have had these symptoms when I have gone 3-4 days off of the phentermine. I have had other symptoms when I forgot to take my venlafaxine but those are surely from not taking them because after taking them I feel those symptoms dissappear shortly thereafter.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • After being exposed to heat i passed out in the middle of the street

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i started with 150mg Bupropion twice daily, but without my doctors word i started taking 300mg Bupropion daily after the first week. Felt like the drug was really helping, 3 days in with 300mg Bupropion twice daily i was fine 4th day today anxiety is gone but i felt like i was going to faint at work today.

    The light head feeling came back when i started taking 300mg just like the first 3 days on 150mg

    Reply

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