Dilantin and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Alcohol, and have Narcolepsy . We study 5,002 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 8 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in generalized tonic-clonic seizure. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,134 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, drug dependence, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,289 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

5,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 8 people (0.16%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Narcotic abuse?

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Mood Swings (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (1 person, 12.50%)
  • Back Pain (1 person, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Xanax (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Risperdal (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Lexapro (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Alcohol (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (5 people, 62.50%)
  • Drug Screen Positive (3 people, 37.50%)
  • Tremor (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Aggression (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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