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 368 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.
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Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 961 Dilantin users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 367 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 14 people (3.81%) have Vertigo.
Time on Dilantin when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Dilantin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Seizures (6 people, 42.86%)
- Seizure (2 people, 14.29%)
- Seizure disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
- Dizziness (2 people, 14.29%)
- Dementia (2 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Fosamax (2 people, 14.29%)
- Atenolol (2 people, 14.29%)
- Namenda (2 people, 14.29%)
- 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Victoza for a 35-year old woman with Diabetes. The patient has Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Breathing Difficulty, Chills, Diarrhea, Fatigue
- A study of side effects of Topiramate for a 43-year old woman with Migraine With Aura. The patient has Dizziness, Burning Sensation, Feeling Cold, Dry Mouth, Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal), Hair Texture Abnormal, Hair Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
- A study of side effects of Buspirone Hydrochloride for a 18-year old girl with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Polycystic Ovaries (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing), Dizziness, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (type of mental illness)
- A study of side effects of Prednisone for a 40-year old woman with Tinnitus. The patient has Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
Recent Dilantin related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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