Dilantin and 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. This review analyzes which people have Hypotension 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 Aug, 26, 2017
5,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 86 people (1.5%) 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: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Hypotension when taking Dilantin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.41 %
- 10-19: 2.82 %
- 20-29: 7.04 %
- 30-39: 8.45 %
- 40-49: 16.9 %
- 50-59: 28.17 %
- 60+: 35.21 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Convulsion (19 people, 22.09%)
- High Blood Pressure (14 people, 16.28%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 8.14%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (3 people, 3.49%)
- Acromegaly (3 people, 3.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (12 people, 13.95%)
- Prednisone (9 people, 10.47%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 10.47%)
- Gabapentin (9 people, 10.47%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 9.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (24 people, 27.91%)
- Weakness (20 people, 23.26%)
- Rashes (19 people, 22.09%)
- Fatigue (18 people, 20.93%)
- Fall (18 people, 20.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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