Dilantin and Fainting - from FDA reports
Fainting is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have Calcium deficiency. This review analyzes which people have Fainting with Dilantin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,494 people who have side effects when taking Dilantin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 22, 2017
5,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 66 people (1.2%) have Fainting
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dilantin when people have Fainting *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 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: 66.67 %
Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin *:
- female: 75.38 %
- male: 24.62 %
Age of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.45 %
- 30-39: 6.9 %
- 40-49: 8.62 %
- 50-59: 10.34 %
- 60+: 70.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neoplasm Malignant (19 people, 28.79%)
- Metastases To Spine (19 people, 28.79%)
- Calcium Deficiency (19 people, 28.79%)
- Lung Neoplasm (18 people, 27.27%)
- Seizures (7 people, 10.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (30 people, 45.45%)
- Zometa (27 people, 40.91%)
- Vioxx (27 people, 40.91%)
- Synthroid (27 people, 40.91%)
- Peridex (27 people, 40.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (33 people, 50.00%)
- Weakness (32 people, 48.48%)
- Swelling (28 people, 42.42%)
- Pneumonia (28 people, 42.42%)
- Depression (28 people, 42.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Fainting when taking Dilantin?
Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in generalized tonic-clonic seizure. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,635 users)
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 73,102 Fainting patients).
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