Review: could Dilantin cause Fainting?
Summary: Fainting is reported only by a few people who take Dilantin.
We study 366 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 has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 960 Dilantin users)
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,802 Fainting patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 366 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 2 people (0.55%) have Fainting.
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.
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