Review: could Dilantin cause Hypotension?
Summary: Hypotension is reported only by a few people who take Dilantin.
We study 367 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Hypotension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypotension 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)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 112,989 Hypotension patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 366 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 2 people (0.55%) have Hypotension.
Time on Dilantin when people have Hypotension * :
Gender of people who have Hypotension when taking Dilantin * :
Age of people who have Hypotension when taking Dilantin * :
Severity of Hypotension when taking Dilantin ** :
How people recovered from Hypotension ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cough (2 people, 100.00%)
- Renal cancer metastatic (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (2 people, 100.00%)
- Florinef (2 people, 100.00%)
- Zofran (2 people, 100.00%)
- Glyburide (2 people, 100.00%)
- Felodipine (2 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I take this drug once a dy and everyday at mid day my blood pressure is very low and I experience extreme light sensitivity and cannot focus or see anything because of the brightness.
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coolaero on Feb, 7, 2015:
there wont be side effect other that DEATH
peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:
my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????
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