Dilantin and Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Tinnitus is found among people who take Dilantin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus 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 Nov, 24, 2017

5,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilantin.
Among them, 27 people (0.47%) have Tinnitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dilantin cause Tinnitus?

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:

  • female: 51.85 %
  • male: 48.15 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Dilantin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.56 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 38.89 %
  • 50-59: 27.78 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Convulsion (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Spinal Pain (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Lamictal (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Topamax (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Imitrex (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Cymbalta (5 people, 18.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (11 people, 40.74%)
  • Joint Pain (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Abdominal Discomfort (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Visual Acuity Reduced (6 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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