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Dilantin (Phenytoin) - Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased (40)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Dilantin (Phenytoin) where reactions include anticonvulsant drug level decreased. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

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Possible Dilantin side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-24

Patient: 50 year old female, weighing 59.0 kg (129.7 pounds)

Reactions: Pruritus, Vomiting, Nasopharyngitis, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion, Malaise, Balance Disorder, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Ear Congestion, Feeling Abnormal, Sluggishness, Blister, Influenza

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    End date: 2012-08-01

Phenytoin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor; Topamax; Simvastatin; Aspirin



Possible Dilantin side effects in

Reported by a physician from India on 2012-08-22

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Ataxia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 1 ml, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Phenytoin Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-08-02

Patient: female, weighing 56.7 kg (124.7 pounds)

Reactions: Agitation, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Seborrhoeic Dermatitis, Coagulopathy, Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy, Pyrexia, Device Related Infection, Rash Pruritic, Pneumonia Klebsiella, Arthropathy, Oesophagitis, Blindness Unilateral, Electrocardiogram T Wave Abnormal, Unevaluable Event, Staphylococcal Bacteraemia, Intracranial Aneurysm, Visual Field Defect, Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased, Hyperglycaemia, Anaemia, Granuloma, Ankle Fracture, Gastric Hypomotility, Insomnia, Hypersensitivity, Pain, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Craniotomy, Constipation, Fall, Weight Increased, Urinary Tract Disorder, Fatigue, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Dizziness, Anger, Abdominal Distension, Depression, Intracranial Pressure Increased, Lethargy, Pharyngitis, Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm, Tracheobronchitis, Vulvovaginal Mycotic Infection, Urinary Tract Infection, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Amnesia, Psychotic Disorder, Diarrhoea, Respiratory Failure, Oligomenorrhoea, Pollakiuria, Hypothyroidism, Bladder Disorder, Memory Impairment, Respiratory Tract Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1997-04-01
    End date: 1997-04-26

Dilantin
    Dosage: 1gm followed by 300mg
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1997-04-09

Fluconazole
    Indication: Fungal Infection

Fluconazole
    Dosage: 400 mg daily
    Indication: Respiratory Tract Infection
    Start date: 1997-04-22
    End date: 1997-04-30

Gabapentin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1997-04-25
    End date: 1998-01-01

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 3x/day
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1997-04-25

Other drugs received by patient: Pancuronium Bromide; Famotidine; Haloperidol; Amlodipine Besylate; Cefotaxime Sodium; Dopamine; Mannitol; Dexamethasone Acetate; Potassium Chloride; (D5 1 / 2 NS with 20 MEQ Kcl); Pentobarbital; Nitroprusside Sodium; Nystatin; Vancomycin; Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride; Metoclopramide; Nimodipine; Atropine; Fresh Frozen Plasma



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-01

Patient: female, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Coma, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Headache, Toxicity To Various Agents, Stress, Convulsion, Emotional Disorder, Bronchitis, Influenza

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg,5x/day
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2006-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Klonopin
    Dosage: 2 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Bentyl; Nexium; Promethazine Hydrochloride; Bentyl; Nexium; Nexium; Bentyl; Symbicort; Symbicort; Bentyl; Bentyl; Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Codeine Phosphate; Benadryl; Promethazine Hydrochloride



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: male, weighing 90.7 kg (199.5 pounds)

Reactions: Lung Disorder, Balance Disorder, Drug Ineffective, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Dizziness, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Gait Disturbance, Cardiac Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day (300 mg daily)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1986-01-01
    End date: 2011-10-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: GUN Shot Wound

Dilantin
    Dosage: 50 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Singulair; Pulmicort; Perforomist; Potassium Chloride; Multi-Vitamins; Lasix; Valium; Nitroglycerin; Aspirin; Lasix; Monopril; Albuterol; Nitroglycerin; Xanax; Simvastatin; Perforomist; Iron; Oxygen; Calcium



Possible Dilantin side effects in 25 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Philippines on 2012-07-19

Patient: 25 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin

Other drugs received by patient: Topamax; Supraneuron



Possible Dilantin side effects in

Reported by a physician from India on 2012-07-18

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Ataxia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Phenytoin Sodium
    Indication: Convulsion



Possible Dilantin side effects in 39 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-09

Patient: 39 year old female

Reactions: Dystonia, Drug Ineffective, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Drug Interaction, Cognitive Disorder, Convulsion, Incoherent, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Dissociation, Nervous System Disorder, Aura, Drug Level Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: (300 mg)
    Indication: Convulsion

Lamictal
    Dosage: 550 mg (275 mg, 2 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Lamotrigine
    Dosage: oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Tegretol-XR; Clonazepam; Flax Seed (Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil); Vitamin B Complex (Afi-B-Total / 00322001 / ); Coconut OIL (Cocos Nucifera Oil)



Possible Dilantin side effects in 25 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Philippines on 2012-06-12

Patient: 25 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin

Other drugs received by patient: Supraneuron; Topamax



Possible Dilantin side effects in 25 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Philippines on 2012-06-07

Patient: 25 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin

Other drugs received by patient: Supraneuron; Topamax



Possible Dilantin side effects in 41 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-05-31

Patient: 41 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion

Phenytek
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion

Other drugs received by patient: Calcium



Possible Dilantin side effects in 22 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-05-31

Patient: 22 year old female

Reactions: Jaundice, Hyperbilirubinaemia, Coagulopathy, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Mucosal Dryness, Transaminases Increased, Drug Rash With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, Heart Rate Increased, Gastroenteritis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Convulsion Prophylaxis

Levetiracetam
    Dosage: unknown
    Indication: Convulsion Prophylaxis



Possible Dilantin side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient:

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Inhibitory Drug Interaction

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin



Possible Dilantin side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-04-11

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Drug Interaction, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celexa
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: 600 mg

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem HCL; Hydroxyzine; Prevacid; Ramipril; Enoxaparin; Metoprolol Tartrate; Scopolamine



Possible Dilantin side effects in 75 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-06

Patient: 75 year old male, weighing 81.6 kg (179.6 pounds)

Reactions: Product Substitution Issue, Chills, Pain, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Renal Cyst, Pyrexia, Renal Failure, Dehydration, Sinusitis

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2012-03-01

Phenytoin Sodium
    Dosage: 100 mg; tid; po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-03-01

Other drugs received by patient: Diovan; Omeprazole



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-29

Patient: female, weighing 95.2 kg (209.5 pounds)

Reactions: Lung Neoplasm, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 4x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Simple Partial Seizures
    Start date: 1972-01-01



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-03-20

Patient: male, weighing 83.9 kg (184.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Somnolence, Dizziness, Anger, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Amnesia, Convulsion, Paraesthesia, Grand MAL Convulsion, Heart Rate Decreased, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Above Therapeutic, Heart Rate Increased, Visual Impairment, Spinal Disorder, Asthenia, Feeling Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 50 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Anxiety Disorder

Dilantin
    Dosage: 50 mg, (1 tablet in at 0600, 1 tablet at 1000, 1 tablet at 1800, and 3 tablets at bedtime
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion

SAW Palmetto
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ill-Defined Disorder
    Start date: 2005-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lovaza; Multiple Vitamins; Selenium / Tocopherol; Zinc; Calcium; Lecithin



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: male, weighing 77.1 kg (169.6 pounds)

Reactions: Chest Discomfort, Chest Pain, Hypotension, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Muscle Tightness, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2009-01-01
    End date: 2010-01-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: 200 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-31

Patient: female, weighing 74.8 kg (164.6 pounds)

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Dyspnoea, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion, Alopecia, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Dizziness, Nail Disorder, Gait Disturbance

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2008-01-01

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2009-01-01

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral

Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Vitamin; Lexapro; Vitamin; Amitriptyline HCL; Lexapro; Citalopram; Amitriptyline HCL; Amitriptyline HCL; Lexapro; Citalopram; Citalopram; Vitamin



Possible Dilantin side effects in 21 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-01-09

Patient: 21 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Drug Interaction, Status Epilepticus

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Indication: Epilepsy

Jantoven
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis
    Start date: 2011-09-01
    End date: 2011-09-25

Rocephin
    Indication: Ear Infection
    Start date: 2011-09-22
    End date: 2011-09-26

Other drugs received by patient: Lovenox



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-21

Patient: male, weighing 61.2 kg (134.6 pounds)

Reactions: Emotional Distress, Drug Ineffective, Insomnia, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Tremor, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1964-11-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: 400 mg, daliy
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 1964-01-01
    End date: 1964-11-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-12

Patient: male, weighing 108.8 kg (239.4 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Increased, Fatigue, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Status Epilepticus

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ativan
    Dosage: unk

Dilantin
    Dosage: 500 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 1983-01-01

Versed
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Keppra



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-07

Patient: female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.7 pounds)

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Chlordiazepoxide HCL W / Clidinium Bromide
    Dosage: 5/2.5 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dilantin
    Dosage: 300mg daily on wed, fri, sun and 200mg daily on mon, tues, thurs, sat
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 1980-01-01
    End date: 2011-10-24

Dilantin
    Dosage: 50 mg daily
    Start date: 2011-10-25
    End date: 2011-11-01

Phenytoin
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Zetia; Symbicort; Aggrenox; Synthroid; Atenolol; Pravastatin



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-12-07

Patient: male, weighing 61.2 kg (134.6 pounds)

Reactions: Insomnia, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1964-11-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: 400 mg, daliy
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 1964-01-01
    End date: 1964-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-12-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 75 mg, 2x/day
    End date: 2011-08-25

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Start date: 2011-08-26

Dilantin
    Dosage: 50 mg, unk
    Indication: Convulsion

Dilantin
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Start date: 2003-10-08

Other drugs received by patient: Clorazepate Dipotassium; Clorazepate Dipotassium; Bacitracin; ORA-JEL; Glycerin; Clonazepam; Nasal Saline; Fluticasone Propionate; Polyethylene Glycol; Ergocalciferol; Lansoprazole; Ibuprofen; Acetaminophen; Calcium Citrate; Carbamide Peroxide; Acetaminophen; Keppra; Fexofenadine; Melatonin; Topamax; Topamax; Ibuprofen; Clonazepam; Multi-Vitamins; Simethicone; Diazepam; Gabapentin; Sodium Chloride



Possible Dilantin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-29

Patient: female, weighing 56.0 kg (123.2 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Drug Interaction, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    End date: 2007-12-01

Dilantin
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2007-12-01

Fentora
    Start date: 2007-06-01

Fentora
    Indication: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Start date: 2007-06-01

Keppra
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2006-07-01

Other drugs received by patient: Prilosec; Demerol; Valium; Restoril



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-24

Patient: male, weighing 61.2 kg (134.7 pounds)

Reactions: Insomnia, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 400 mg per day
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 1964-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-24

Patient: male, weighing 63.0 kg (138.6 pounds)

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin
    Dosage: 150 mg am and 200 mg pm
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion
    Start date: 2010-09-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Dilantin
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Lamictal; Depakote



Possible Dilantin side effects in 37 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from Canada on 2011-11-16

Patient: 37 year old male

Reactions: Anticonvulsant Drug Level Increased, Drug Interaction, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Dilantin

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Celexa
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-07-22

Dilantin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Diltiazem; Metoprolol; Metoprolol; Scopolamine; Metoprolol; Enoxaparin; Hydroxyzine; Metoprolol; Ramipril; Prevacid



Possible Dilantin side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-15

Patient: male

Reactions: Weight Increased, Fatigue, Anticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased, Status Epilepticus

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ativan
    Dosage: unk

Dilantin
    Dosage: 100 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Convulsion

Dilantin
    Dosage: 500 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Versed
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Keppra



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