A study for a 71 year old woman who takes Primidone, Dilantin - from FDA reports


47 females aged 71 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 71 year old female patient who has Epilepsy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 21, 2019

47 females aged 71 (±5) who take Primidone, Dilantin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Primidone, Dilantin for a 71-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 71
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Epilepsy
  • Drugs taken:
    • Primidone (primidone)
    • Dilantin (phenytoin sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Epilepsy(common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 0 (0% of females aged 71 (±5) who take the drugs)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
n/a
1 - 6 months:
  1. Visual impairment
6 - 12 months:
n/a
1 - 2 years:
n/a
2 - 5 years:
n/a
5 - 10 years:
  1. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  2. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  3. Rib fracture
  4. Skin abscess
  5. Staphylococcal infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)
  6. Muscle strain (an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibres tear)
  7. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  8. Weakness
  9. Arthropathy
  10. Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Sprains (an injury to the ligaments around a joint)
  2. Sneezing
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  5. Feeling cold
  6. Asthma
  7. Bone disorder
  8. Aura
  9. Cough
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 13 people, 27.66%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 11 people, 23.40%
  3. Hormone Replacement Therapy : 4 people, 8.51%
  4. Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy : 2 people, 4.26%
  5. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 2.13%
  6. Partial Seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset): 1 person, 2.13%
  7. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1 person, 2.13%
  8. Macular Degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision): 1 person, 2.13%
  9. Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (lung cancer): 1 person, 2.13%
  10. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (chronic lung disease): 1 person, 2.13%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Fosamax (11 people, 23.40%)
  2. Synthroid (7 people, 14.89%)
  3. Alendronate Sodium (7 people, 14.89%)
  4. Forteo (7 people, 14.89%)
  5. Aciphex (5 people, 10.64%)
  6. Lasix (5 people, 10.64%)
  7. Zestril (5 people, 10.64%)
  8. Allegra (5 people, 10.64%)
  9. Diamox (3 people, 6.38%)
  10. Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 6.38%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

You are not alone:

What are the drugs?

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What are the symtoms?

  • Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 73,866 Epilepsy patients).

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