Could Dilantin cause Hypotension - from FDA reports
Hypotension is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Convulsion . We study 5,002 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 76 have Hypotension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypotension and more.
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Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in seizures. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,130 users)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 156,049 Hypotension patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
5,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 76 people (1.52%) have Hypotension
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dilantin when people have Hypotension *:
- < 1 month: 92.31 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypotension when taking Dilantin *:
- female: 61.33 %
- male: 38.67 %
Age of people who have Hypotension when taking Dilantin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.59 %
- 10-19: 1.59 %
- 20-29: 7.94 %
- 30-39: 7.94 %
- 40-49: 14.29 %
- 50-59: 31.75 %
- 60+: 34.92 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (19 people, 25.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 15.79%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 6.58%)
- Seizures (4 people, 5.26%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 3.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (11 people, 14.47%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 11.84%)
- Gabapentin (9 people, 11.84%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 10.53%)
- Ibuprofen (8 people, 10.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (18 people, 23.68%)
- Fall (16 people, 21.05%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 21.05%)
- Weakness (15 people, 19.74%)
- Rashes (14 people, 18.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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