Dilantin and Vertigo - from FDA reports


Summary

Vertigo is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Convulsion . We study 5,002 people who have side effects while taking Dilantin from FDA. Among them, 250 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Dilantin

Dilantin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in generalized tonic-clonic seizure. (latest outcomes from Dilantin 5,134 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,948 Vertigo patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

5,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 250 people (5.0%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Vertigo?

Time on Dilantin when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 26.92 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 60.41 %
  • male: 39.59 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 2.89 %
  • 20-29: 5.2 %
  • 30-39: 4.62 %
  • 40-49: 22.54 %
  • 50-59: 17.92 %
  • 60+: 46.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (75 people, 30.00%)
  • Seizures (32 people, 12.80%)
  • Epilepsy (26 people, 10.40%)
  • Metastases To Spine (21 people, 8.40%)
  • Lung Neoplasm (21 people, 8.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (35 people, 14.00%)
  • Synthroid (32 people, 12.80%)
  • Lasix (32 people, 12.80%)
  • Coumadin (29 people, 11.60%)
  • Zometa (27 people, 10.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (82 people, 32.80%)
  • Weakness (72 people, 28.80%)
  • Convulsion (66 people, 26.40%)
  • Headache (62 people, 24.80%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 19.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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