Dilantin and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension 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 Protonix, and have Calcium deficiency. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension with Dilantin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,738 people who have side effects when taking Dilantin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

5,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 164 people (2.86%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Hypertension?

Time on Dilantin when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 62.73 %
  • male: 37.27 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.83 %
  • 10-19: 1.65 %
  • 20-29: 4.13 %
  • 30-39: 10.74 %
  • 40-49: 13.22 %
  • 50-59: 21.49 %
  • 60+: 47.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Neoplasm Malignant (26 people, 15.85%)
  • Metastases To Spine (26 people, 15.85%)
  • Calcium Deficiency (26 people, 15.85%)
  • Lung Neoplasm (25 people, 15.24%)
  • Convulsion (22 people, 13.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (34 people, 20.73%)
  • Synthroid (31 people, 18.90%)
  • Albuterol (30 people, 18.29%)
  • Xanax (29 people, 17.68%)
  • Tiazac (29 people, 17.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (48 people, 29.27%)
  • Weakness (46 people, 28.05%)
  • Fatigue (42 people, 25.61%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 23.17%)
  • Pain (38 people, 23.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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