Review: could Phenytoin cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Phenytoin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Carbamazepine, and have Post-traumatic stress disorder.
We study 3,504 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.
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Phenytoin sodium (latest outcomes from 3,575 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is often used in epilepsy.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,988 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 3,487 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 112,959 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.
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CAN THERE BE ANY INTERACTION BETWEEN THIS DRUGS TO CAUSE AN INCREASE IN THE LEVEL OF MY TINNITUS
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