Review: could Dilantin cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: Leg swelling is reported only by a few people who take Dilantin.
We study 366 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling 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)
Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,395 Leg swelling patients)
On Jan, 7, 2015: 362 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 1 people (0.28%) has Leg Swelling.
Time on Dilantin when people have Leg swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Dilantin * :
|Leg swelling||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Dilantin * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Leg swelling when taking Dilantin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg swelling||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood sugar - infants (1 people, 100.00%)
- Water retention (1 people, 100.00%)
- Seizures (1 people, 100.00%)
- High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
- Cancer pain (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Insulin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 100.00%)
- Keppra (1 people, 100.00%)
- Norvasc (1 people, 100.00%)
- Sandostatin (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
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Take Allegra for allergies.
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- Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed i was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. i felt very out of it and spacey. i have had blood work drawn t
Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed I was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. I felt very out of it and spacey. I have had blood work drawn today, CT of head, EKG and the doctor said I have what is called a "hard heart". I will see him tomorrow after all tests are in, but can you explain the term hard heart? Thank you
- Taking cialis 5 mg daily for about 40 days. started to get what i thought was pain down 1 leg and now have swelling of foot, ankle and lower leg (1 answer)
Taking cialis 5 mg daily for about 40 days. started to get what I thought was pain down 1 leg and now have swelling of foot, ankle and lower leg
- If a person runs out out of his seizure med dilantin & is unable to get it refilled today, can he take another seizure med, neurotin? (1 answer)
Can my boyfriend take my Neurotin, just for today to prevent seizures, until he gets his Dilantin refill tomorrow?? Or will it be better to just hold out til he gets his refill?
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