Review: could Dilantin cause Leg Swelling?


Summary

Leg swelling is reported only by a few people who take Dilantin. We study 18,543 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in convulsion. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 18,828 users)

Leg Swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, heart palpitations (latest reports from 1,128 Leg swelling patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

18,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Leg Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Leg swelling?

Time on Dilantin when people have Leg Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 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: 100 %

Gender of people who have Leg Swelling when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Leg Swelling when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Leg Swelling when taking Dilantin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Water Retention (1 person)
  • Swelling (1 person)
  • Seizures (1 person)
  • High Blood Sugar - Infants (1 person)
  • High Blood Pressure (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sandostatin (1 person)
  • Norvasc (1 person)
  • Keppra (1 person)
  • Insulin (1 person)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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