Review: could Phenytoin cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?
Summary: Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Phenytoin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Pain.
We study 10,960 people who have side effects while taking Phenytoin from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Phenytoin and have Narcotic abuse >>>
Phenytoin has active ingredients of phenytoin. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 11,105 Phenytoin users)
Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,560 Narcotic abuse patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 10,960 people reported to have side effects when taking Phenytoin. Among them, 26 people (0.24%) have Narcotic Abuse.
Time on Phenytoin when people have Narcotic abuse * :
Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||38.46%||61.54% |
Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin * :
|Narcotic abuse||0.00%||0.00%||4.00%||16.00%||28.00%||8.00%||8.00%||36.00% |
Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Phenytoin ** :
How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (5 people, 19.23%)
- Metastases to spine (4 people, 15.38%)
- Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (4 people, 15.38%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 11.54%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetaminophen (5 people, 19.23%)
- Omeprazole (5 people, 19.23%)
- Amlodipine (5 people, 19.23%)
- Digesan (4 people, 15.38%)
- Clonidine (4 people, 15.38%)
* 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.
Get connected: join our support group of phenytoin and narcotic abuse on
Do you have Narcotic Abuse while taking Phenytoin?
You are not alone! Join a support group on :
- support group for people who take Phenytoin and have Narcotic Abuse
- support group for people who take Phenytoin
- support group for people who have Narcotic Abuse
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Atenolol, Mirtazapine, Phenytoin, Pantoprazole for a 37-year old man with Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition, High Blood Pressure, Depression, Epilepsy, Vomiting Blood. The patient has Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Seizures, Traumatic Brain Injury, Anxiety, Depression, Alcohol Abuse
- A study of side effects of Cocaine Plant for a 26-year old man with Cocaine Abuse. The patient has Cocaine Abuse
- A study of drug interactions between Januvia, Simvastatin, Dilantin-30, Dyrenium, Warfarin Sodium, Sotalol Hydrochloride, Metformin for a 64-year old man with Low Blood Sugar, Total Cholesterol, Bata Blocker, Fluid Retention, Blood Thinner, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetic Coma. The patient has Palpitations
- A study of side effects of Accutane for a 20-year old man with Acne. The patient has Depression, Impulsive Behaviour, Delusional Perception, Drug Abuse, Aggression Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Phentytoin for a 68-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Epilepsy. The patient has Memory Loss
Recent Phenytoin related drug comparison:
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.