Review: could Dilantin cause Tinnitus?


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Convulsion . We study 18,543 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in convulsion. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 18,828 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with weight decreased, heart rate increased, pain, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 20,968 Tinnitus patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

18,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 76 people (0.41%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Tinnitus?

Time on Dilantin when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 25.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 68.49 %
  • male: 31.51 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.41 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 24.07 %
  • 40-49: 20.37 %
  • 50-59: 29.63 %
  • 60+: 18.52 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Dilantin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (16 people)
  • Epilepsy (9 people)
  • Grand Mal Convulsion (4 people)
  • Convulsion Prophylaxis (4 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (9 people)
  • Tegretol (8 people)
  • Vicodin (6 people)
  • Phenobarbital Tab (6 people)
  • Aspirin (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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