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 962 Dilantin users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,856 Vertigo patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 368 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin. Among them, 14 people (3.80%) 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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