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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.
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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 115,308 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 3,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin sodium. Among them, 12 people (0.34%) 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, 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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