Related topic: Dilantin, Leg swelling
Review: could Dilantin cause Leg swelling?
Summary: Leg swelling could be caused by Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Insulin, and have High blood sugar - infants.
We study 351 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 (latest outcomes from 943 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Leg swelling (latest reports from 3,401 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 351 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 1 people (0.28%) has Leg Swelling. They amount to 0.03% of all the 3,387 people who have Leg Swelling on eHealthMe.
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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On eHealthMe, Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Dilantin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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