Review: could Azithromycin cause Deafness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,747 people who take Azithromycin. Among them, 112 have Deafness. See who they are, when they have Deafness and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Azithromycin (latest outcomes from 12,279 users) has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Azithromycin include pain, pain exacerbated, anxiety aggravated, nausea aggravated, nausea.
Deafness (latest reports from 56,052 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 10,747 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 112 people (1.04%) have Deafness.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Deafness * :
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Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Deafness when taking Azithromycin ** :
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How people recovered from Deafness ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 11.61%)
- Light chain analysis increased (12 people, 10.71%)
- Prostate cancer (8 people, 7.14%)
- Pneumonia (6 people, 5.36%)
- Nausea (5 people, 4.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amoxicillin (34 people, 30.36%)
- Aredia (30 people, 26.79%)
- Ambien (25 people, 22.32%)
- Allopurinol (24 people, 21.43%)
- Zofran (23 people, 20.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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A few months ago I went to the ER with severe afib, which had never happened before. Upon tests by a cardiologist following the event I was diagnosed with a leak in my mitral and aortic valves. There is no blockage and there is no family history of cardiac/valve problems in women on either side of my family.
I have had severe allergies and was prescribed Zithromax since 2000, sometimes needing back to back z-packs to take care of the sinus infections as a result of the allergies. Would like to know if there may be a correlation of heart valve/leaks/failure which may be attributed to taking zithromycin.
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Have been off meds for almost 1 1/2 heard,but problems are permanent and irreversible .
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