Dilantin and Fainting - from FDA reports
Fainting is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lasix, and have Calcium deficiency. This review analyzes which people have Fainting with Dilantin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,738 people who have side effects when taking Dilantin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 11, 2017
5,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 66 people (1.15%) have Fainting
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Dilantin when people have Fainting *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 66.67 %
Gender of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin *:
- female: 75.38 %
- male: 24.62 %
Age of people who have Fainting when taking Dilantin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 3.45 %
- 30-39: 6.9 %
- 40-49: 8.62 %
- 50-59: 10.34 %
- 60+: 70.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Neoplasm Malignant (19 people, 28.79%)
- Metastases To Spine (19 people, 28.79%)
- Calcium Deficiency (19 people, 28.79%)
- Lung Neoplasm (18 people, 27.27%)
- Pain (3 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (30 people, 45.45%)
- Zometa (27 people, 40.91%)
- Vioxx (27 people, 40.91%)
- Synthroid (27 people, 40.91%)
- Peridex (27 people, 40.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (33 people, 50.00%)
- Weakness (32 people, 48.48%)
- Swelling (28 people, 42.42%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 42.42%)
- Pneumonia (28 people, 42.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
In the event of a zombie apocalypse what can I use as a supplement to dilantin? I've been reading about taurine and how it can be substituted .5 to 1 dilantin. Is this true and either way what else can be a dilantin substitute? My seizures are due to head trauma from a car accident when I ...
My dad has been on Dilantin since '74. has not had a seizure in over forty years. Im concerned about what being on dilantin all the years might be needless.The dr. RX Protonix to support healing of the gerd because he suffers very bad acid reflex that is so painful it causes him to think he is ...
My son (age 21) has Spastic Diplegia resulting from premature birth. He has a large "startle response" when surprised and will even insist a companion hold popcorn in movies as he has, on occasion, thrown it in the air when startled. On 2 occasions in the past few years he has passed out in ...
User reviews to the study
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