Review: could Phenytoin cause Tinnitus?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 23, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,292 people who take Phenytoin. Among them, 10 have Tinnitus. See who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Phenytoin sodium (latest outcomes from 3,380 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Phenytoin sodium include convulsion, lyell's syndrome, erythema multiforme, grand mal convulsion, fall.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 109,866 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 3,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin sodium. Among them, 10 people (0.30%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Phenytoin sodium when people have Tinnitus * :
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Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Phenytoin sodium * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Phenytoin sodium * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Phenytoin sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (4 people, 40.00%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 20.00%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 20.00%)
- Syncope (2 people, 20.00%)
- Epilepsy (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carbamazepine (4 people, 40.00%)
- Diazepam (4 people, 40.00%)
- Tramadol hcl (4 people, 40.00%)
- Phenytoin sodium cap (3 people, 30.00%)
- Paroxetine hcl (3 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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