Review: could Phenytoin cause Tinnitus?
We study 3,505 people who have side effects while taking Phenytoin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Phenytoin sodium and have Tinnitus >>>
Phenytoin sodium (latest outcomes from 3,576 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 114,978 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 3,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin sodium. Among them, 12 people (0.34%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.01% of all the 115,015 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Phenytoin sodium when people have Tinnitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 16.67%)
- Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)
- Syncope (2 people, 16.67%)
- Epilepsy (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carbamazepine (4 people, 33.33%)
- Diazepam (4 people, 33.33%)
- Tramadol hcl (4 people, 33.33%)
- Phenytoin sodium cap (3 people, 25.00%)
- Paroxetine hcl (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Phenytoin sodium and have Tinnitus
- group for people who take Phenytoin sodium
- group for people who have Tinnitus
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
CAN THERE BE ANY INTERACTION BETWEEN THIS DRUGS TO CAUSE AN INCREASE IN THE LEVEL OF MY TINNITUS
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Phenytoin sodium, Tinnitus
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Still ill after several years
I became ill several years ago.
It all started with a head cold that lasted a few months and left me with Tinnitus and chronic sinusitis.
After a nose operation and many visits to the doc and hospital, I am no closer to felling better or being cured.
My doc gave me Beconase Aq at first and th ...
- Ringing in ear after kenalog injection
After receiving a Kenalog injection, my son's left ear started a low pitch ringing after three days from the injection. Also his lower lip has quivered several times as well. This condition has lasted for nine days and I am looking for other patients who have had a similar reaction from a Kenalog i ...
- Rocephin and levaquin drug interactions
I went to ER of local hospital because I was feeling puny, low energy for a while. I was on no meds, physical active all my life, yoga practiser, no crippling. I am late deafened, can speak clearly. This is a true case of attempted murder. I refused to admit myself after waiting 8 hours - I was refu ...
More reviews for: Phenytoin sodium, Tinnitus
On eHealthMe, Phenytoin Sodium (phenytoin sodium) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Phenytoin Sodium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Phenytoin Sodium used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
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.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.