Dilantin-125 Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Toxic Effect On The Central Nervous System, Which Consists Of The Brain And Spinal Cord
  • Overgrowth Of Gums Onto Teeth

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Fever As A Result Of Taking The Medication
  • A Skin Rash
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Nausea And Vomiting
  • Nervousness
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Over Excitement
  • Slurred Speech

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Type Of Bumpy Skin Rash Called A Maculopapular Rash
  • Abnormal Forward Position Of One Or Both Jaws
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Enlargement Of The Lips
  • Head Pain
  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Irritability
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Taste Impairment
  • Twitching

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blood Disorder
  • A Broken Bone
  • A Disorder Of The Body's Use Of Calcium
  • A Disorder Of Vitamin D
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Type Of Skin Disorder Called Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
  • Abnormal Muscle Movements
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • Cerebellar Atrophy
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Involuntary Movements Of The Limbs, Trunk, And Facial Muscles Called Paroxysmal Choreoathetosis
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Autoimmune Disease
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • X-Ray Results Showing Lung Tissue Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Behavioral Problems
  • Decreased Calcification Or Density Of Bone
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Low Serum Concentrations Of Thyroid Hormone (T4 And T3) And Normal Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • The Development Of Coarse Facial Features

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