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Review: could Dilantin cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?

We study 361 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

Dilantin (latest outcomes from 954 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of dilantin reports

Leg swelling

Leg swelling (latest reports from 4,720 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 360 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 1 people (0.28%) has Leg Swelling.

Trend of Leg swelling in Dilantin reports

Time on Dilantin when people have Leg swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

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

FemaleMale
Leg swelling100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Leg swelling when taking Dilantin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg swelling0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood sugar - infants (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Water retention (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Seizures (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Cancer pain (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Insulin (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Keppra (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Norvasc (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Sandostatin (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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