Could Dilantin cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports
Tinnitus is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Neurontin, and have Epilepsy . We study 5,002 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 20 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in seizures. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,130 users)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,253 Tinnitus patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
5,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 20 people (0.4%) have Tinnitus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:
- female: 40 %
- male: 60 %
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 7.69 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 23.08 %
- 50-59: 38.46 %
- 60+: 23.08 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (4 people, 20.00%)
- Seizures (3 people, 15.00%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 15.00%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (2 people, 10.00%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (1 person, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (7 people, 35.00%)
- Zoloft (3 people, 15.00%)
- Lorazepam (3 people, 15.00%)
- Lactulose (3 people, 15.00%)
- Keppra (2 people, 10.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (7 people, 35.00%)
- Dizziness (7 people, 35.00%)
- Visual Acuity Reduced (6 people, 30.00%)
- Fall (6 people, 30.00%)
- Nausea (5 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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