Review: could Phenytoin cause Narcotic abuse?
This is a review of Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse) by studying 10,593 people who take Phenytoin. We analyze: the time on Phenytoin when people have Narcotic abuse, gender and age of these people, the severity of Narcotic abuse, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Phenytoin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Phenytoin (latest outcomes from 11,089 users) has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Phenytoin include convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, fever, lyell's syndrome, erythema multiforme.
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 44,858 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, acupuncture and pain, pain, depression, back pain.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 10,593 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin. Among them, 24 people (0.23%) have Narcotic Abuse.
Time on Phenytoin when people have Narcotic abuse * :
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||17.39%||21.74%||8.70%||8.70%||39.13% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin ** :
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (4 people, 16.67%)
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (4 people, 16.67%)
- Metastases to spine (4 people, 16.67%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 12.50%)
- Renal cell carcinoma (2 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (5 people, 20.83%)
- Acetaminophen (5 people, 20.83%)
- Amlodipine (5 people, 20.83%)
- Salicylic acid (4 people, 16.67%)
- Lorazepam (4 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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