Review: could Dilantin cause Leg swelling?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 259 people who take Dilantin. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dilantin (latest outcomes from 937 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Dilantin include dizziness aggravated, dizziness, fatigue, headache, memory loss.
Leg swelling (latest reports from 3,169 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 259 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 1 people (0.39%) 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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