Review: Leg swelling in Dilantin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 27, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling) by studying 248 people who take Dilantin. We analyze: the time on Dilantin when people have Leg swelling, gender and age of these people, the severity of Leg swelling, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Dilantin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Dilantin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in seizures, epilepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Dilantin include dizziness, fatigue, headache, memory loss, nausea and vomiting.
Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, hypothyroidism.
On Nov, 27, 2013: 245 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 1 people (0.41%) 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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