Review: Tinnitus in Phenytoin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 21, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Tinnitus by studying 3,292 people who take Phenytoin. We analyze: the time on Phenytoin when people have Tinnitus, gender and age of these people, the severity of Tinnitus, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Phenytoin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Phenytoin sodium (latest outcomes) 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) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 21, 2013: 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 * :
|< 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, 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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