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Review: could Dilantin cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Seizures.

We study 361 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Dilantin and have Vertigo >>>

Dilantin

Dilantin (latest outcomes from 954 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 360 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 14 people (3.89%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Dilantin reports

Time on Dilantin when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo7.69%7.69%15.38%15.38%7.69%7.69%38.46%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%0.00%13.33%20.00%0.00%20.00%46.67%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Dilantin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo15.38%53.85%23.08%7.69%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Seizures (6 people, 42.86%)
  2. Seizure (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Seizure disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Dizziness (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Dementia (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
  2. Fosamax (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Atenolol (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. Namenda (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Dilantin extended release (2 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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